Film Studies (FILM)

FILM 110 Introduction to Film Studies
(3 Credits, Fall/Spring)

Examination of the historical, cultural, aesthetic, and formal aspects of film as a unique art form. Students will develop analytical and evaluative skills in order to understand and articulate how film is produced and received by audiences. (This CWI course meets Idaho State Board of Education GEM competency requirements for GEM 5 - Humanistic and Artistic Ways of Knowing.). (3 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 3 credits)

FILM 121 Topics in International Film and Literature
(3 Credits, Spring)

Investigation of a theme such as heroism, family, and immigration from a domestic perspective, as well as other Western and Non-Western perspectives. Films and written texts will provide cross-cultural connections and multiple contexts as students move from a local to a worldly understanding of present-day issues. (This CWI course meets the institutional competency requirements in Global Perspectives.). (3 lecture hours, 0 lab hours, 3 credits)

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