FILM - Film

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of English

FILM 120 Introduction to Film

(3 lecture, 1 film screening) Co-requisite: FILM 121. Learning to analyze film and appreciate film as art by looking at a variety of styles, genres, and ideological directions in Hollywood and non-Hollywood films. (LAC, gtP)

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FILM 121 Screening For Film 120

Co-requisite: FILM 120. Required once per week screening time to complement Film 120.

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FILM 210 History of Film I

(3 lecture, 1 film screening) Co-requisite: FILM 220. a survery of film history from its beginings to 1945, focusing on cinema's development from aesthetic, social, technological, and economic perspectives. Includes selected issues in film theory.

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FILM 211 History of Film II

(3 lecture, 1 film screening) Co-requisite: FILM 221. A survey of cinema from 1945 to the present day. This course will study innovations in technology and production as well as formal developments in narrative, editing, cinematography, and sound.

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FILM 220 Screening For Film 210

Co-requisite: FILM 210. Required once per week screening time to complement FILM 210.

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FILM 221 Screening For Film 211

Co-requisite: FILM 211. Required once per week screening time to complement FILM 211.

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FILM 310 Film Theory and Criticism

(3 lecture, 1 film screening) Prerequisites: FILM 120 and an additional 3 credits of coursework with the FILM prefix. Co-requisite: FILM 311. A historical survey of film theories and criticism, including formalist and structuralist, psychoanalytic, feminist, and queer theory. Genre theory and theories of spectatorship and audience response will also be considered.

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FILM 311 Screening For Film 310

Co-requisite: FILM 310. Required once per week film screening time to complement FILM 310.

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FILM 320 Special Topics in Film

(3 lecture, 1 film screening) Prerequisite: FILM 120, Co-requisite: FILM 321. This course will allow students to study a particular area of film criticism, history, or theory, or consider a specific national cinema. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits, under different subtitles.

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FILM 321 Screening For Film 320

Co-requisite:  FILM 320. Required once per week screening time to complement FILM 320.

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FILM 330 Studies in a Genre or Director

(3 lecture, 1 film screening) Prerequisite: Film 120, Co-requisite FILM 331. An introduction to key theories and methods of analysis in genre studies or auteur theory, focusing on a particular genre or a particular director. Repeatable, maximum of nine credits, under different subtitles.

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FILM 331 Screening For Film 330

Co-requisite: FILM 330.  Required once per week film screening time to complement FILM 330.

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