Two ways undergraduates can study film

The Minor in Film

The English Major with a Concentration in Film


See what some undergraduates who studied film at CWRU have gone on to do.


Recent undergraduate and graduate course offerings

Introduction to Film. Look for ENGL 367 in the Fall and Spring English Department course offerings and on SIS.

The Horror Film, Chinese Cinema, History of Cinema—Origins to Present, The Hollywood Musical, Storytelling and Cinema, Multimedia Storytelling, Eighteenth-Century Film, American Cinema and Culture, African Cinema, Film Music, Films of Alfred Hitchcock, Movies and Meaning, Watching Movies, Latin American Cinema, Film Genres, Introductory and Advanced Screenwriting, Science Fiction Films, Images of Women in Films, Sword and Sandal: The Classics in Film, and Representations of Black Religion in Film.

To see what film courses Case Western Reserve faculty might be offering in a current or upcoming semester, check out the English Department course descriptions and the online Student Information System (SIS).


English graduate students can write master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations that focus on film or include it as part of their designated topic.