The intelligent students of Salve Regina University are always studying, even when watching Netflix. The key is to watch something related to your major. Here is some study material:
Administration of Justice: Dexter
This series is about a forensic expert who spends his free time killing those who slip through the cracks of the justice system.
American Studies: Lee Daniels’ The Butler
See the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of a White House butler in this award-winning film.
Art and Art History: How to Steal a Million
Audrey Hepburn plays the daughter of a man who forges paintings in this 1966 film.
Biology and Biomedical Sciences: Grey’s Anatomy
Grey’s Anatomy follows a team of intern surgeons as they learn the ropes in this medical drama.
Business Studies and Economics: The Office
This NBC comedy series documents the lives of those who work at Dunder Mifflin, a paper-selling company. It is set almost entirely inside the office building and yet so little work is documented.
Chemistry: Breaking Bad
Walter White uses his knowledge of chemistry to make some questionable decisions in this award-winning series.
Cultural and Historic Preservation: National Treasure
This action-packed film follows two men who race against each other to find a treasure, coming across many historical artifacts along the way.
Education: Mona Lisa Smile
In this film, Julia Roberts plays a teacher who inspires her students to want to learn.
English and Communications: His Girl Friday
An oldie but a goodie, this film follows a reporter who tries to quit and an editor who tries to hang on to her.
Environmental Studies: Blackfish
This documentary shows the consequences of keeping killer whales in captivity.
Global Studies: An Idiot Abroad
Take a look at the globe from the perspective of a homebody who is sent abroad at the request of Ricky Gervais in this practical joke turned TV series.
History: Hotel Rwanda
This movie shows how one man can make a difference during the Hutu and Tutsi conflict in Rwanda.
Math: Good Will Hunting
In this Oscar nominated film, Matt Damon plays a mathematical genius who spends his time mopping up the floors of a university’s halls rather than learning in its classrooms.
Modern and Classical Languages: 2 Autumns, 3 Winters
This film, showing how a relationship evolves, was featured in the French Film Festival last year on campus for those of you who were not able to attend.
Music, Theater and Dance: Footloose
Dancing is outlawed in this film full of dancing.
Nursing: Call the Midwife
This BBC series follows the duties of a group of midwives in 1950s London.
Philosophy: Hector and the Search for Happiness
A man travels the world on his own in order to find out what makes people happy in this film starring Simon Pegg.
Political Sciences: House of Cards
Follow Frank Underwood as he climbs the ladder of power with his wife in this Netflix Original series.
Psychology: Silver Linings Playbook
This film deals with mental disorders and how they affect romantic and family relationships.
Religious and Theological Studies: The Passion of the Christ
This two-hour film focuses on the final twelve hours of Jesus’s life.
Social Work: Cyberbully
A teenager copes with being bullied online in this ABC Family original movie.
Sociology and Anthropology: Amélie
A young woman spends her life making the people around her happy after she does a good deed and sees the joy it brings to others in this French film.