2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jul 16, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 180 - Cinema as Art and Communication

Credits: 3
A survey of cinema in its diverse forms. Historical and stylistic influences on the aesthetic values and implications of cinema. The course focuses on writing about film from various perspectives. Research of peer reviewed journal articles is a focus. Illustrated by screen examples.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Examine differences in form and content of film over time.
  2. Analyze and apply theoretical/analytical approaches to writing about film.
  3. Articulate understanding of how films communicate messages, both intended and unintended.
  4. Synthesize research from journal articles into original writing about film.

Prerequisite: None

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