Course Description : This course surveys the chronological development of motion pictures since their inception to the present, with an emphasis on key artistic principles and technical advancements. The course focuses on film as a changing, dynamic art form, a commercial industry, a world-wide cultural phenomenon, and a reflection of and influence on people's experiences, values and lives and changing standards of artistic taste. Students view numerous examples of classic films from various historical decades and genres as well as complete reading, writing and research assignments.
Department Description : English
ENG-122 or written permission of the department chairperson