The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offers several media courses that enable hands-on learning of digital video production and editing. Students in MES 3333 and MES 4333 will have access to professional quality equipment and software to learn skills that are essential to video production and editing. These courses also expound on and instill in students a greater ability to analyze different aspects of film and the techniques used in film making.
In addition, film studies classes (MES 3113) are offered at various times and may include the study of films from any of the language groups taught in the department.
For info on the specific courses visit the online catalog http://utsa.edu/ucat/colfa/mes.html#mes3113
The Minor in Film Studies reaches across several disciplines to create an indepth, holistic, and analytical approach to film through the study of cinematic history, film production, and criticism. Courses draw from Media Studies, Humanities, Music, Political Science, Sociology, English, Comparative Studies in the Humanities, History, and Anthropology disciplines.
All students must complete 18 semester credit hours to fulfill the minor’s requirements.
Course Requirements for the Minor in Film Studies can be found at http://utsa.edu/ucat/colfa/minorfs.html
To declare the Film Studies minor, visit the COLFA advising center in room 4.01.50 of the Multidisciplinary building or at http://colfa.utsa.edu/advising/