Aug 19, 2022  
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-23 Undergraduate Catalog

ENG 210 - Introduction to Film Studies (3)

(Cross-referenced with CMM 210 .)
This course involves the critical study of film art. Through readings, study of selected films, lectures, written assignments, and class discussion, students will investigate the elements of film art, such as film language, editing, cinematography, sound, narrative structure, and special effects. The course also emphasizes the relationship of film to historical and social contexts, cultural trends, and national ideologies. Particular attention will be paid to film analysis, film theory, and film technique. Students who successfully complete this course will understand the many ways in which films produce meaning and will be able to write and speak knowledgeably about film, using standard critical vocabulary.