FILM100
Language of Cinema

Description: Introduction to the analysis of images and sound in film.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:Film Studies
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM200
Introduction to Film History

Description: Historical survey of film, from the invention of the photographic image in the 19th century to the present day, covering a wide range of styles and themes and a diverse array of films from around the world. Weekly film screenings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM211
Introduction to Gender and Sexuality in Film

Description: Introductory overview of theories of gender and sexuality in relation to film.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 9 Global/Diversity

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 9 Global/Diversity

FILM219
Film Genre

Weekly film screenings.

Description: Various film genres, such as Gothic, the Western, and film noir, from their inception in the early 1900s to the present day.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM239
Film Directors

May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Description: Films of one director or a small group of directors. Weekly film screenings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM269
Film Period

May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Description: Intensive examination of artistic movements and major directors in an important historic period of film. Examples: Russian film of the '20s, the French New Wave, Hollywood in the '30s. Weekly film screenings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 5 Humanities

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 5 Humanities

FILM344
Ethnicity and FilmCrosslisted with ETHN 344

May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Description: Construction of ethnic identities in film and TV and the impact of such images on American culture.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
Groups:CAS Diversity in the US

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

FILM349
National Cinemas

May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Description: Films produced in one country, seen in their aesthetic and historical context. Examples: Italian cinema since World War II, Japanese cinema, Australian cinema.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM373
Film Theory and Criticism

Description: Study of particular film theories and methods of applied criticism for the intermediate or advanced student with previous film study experience. Weekly film screenings.

This course is a prerequisite for: ENGL 471

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM413
FilmCrosslisted with FILM 813

May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Description: Study of specific critical and historical film theory and approaches to film history using more difficult texts (both as films and as readings) for the students, to create an intense immersion into more complex films and critical readings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM439
Film DirectorsCrosslisted with FILM 839

May be repeated once for credit with a different topic.

Description: Intensive study of the films of one director or a small group of directors, with emphasis on an auteur approach. Weekly film screenings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts

FILM459
Writing For FilmCrosslisted with FILM 859

Description: Development of screenplays.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Grading Option:Graded with Option
ACE Outcomes: ACE 7 Arts

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 7 Arts