Subject matter for this course varies, as it is designed to allow in-depth analysis of unique topics relating to films and their audiences. Topics could include a analysis of a specific film genre, periods of historical film development, the productions of a unified group of film authors or films focusing on a subject matter. Students should consult the Class Schedule for particular topics and descriptions. Some of the courses are cross-listed with other departments.Note: This course may be taken twice for credit as long as the topic is different.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding and an informed personal reaction to selected films/topic in written analysis.
- Demonstrate through an analytic criteria, an awareness of the scope and variety of chosen topic in film based on themes, directors or other categories.
- Evaluate selected works as expressions of individual and human values within a historical and social context or evaluate the artistic/creative elements in the film.
- Demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the arts and humanities.
- Understand those works as expressions of individual and human values within a historical and social context.
- Respond critically to works in the arts and humanities.
- Engage in the creative process or interpretive performance.
- Articulate an informed personal reaction to works in the arts and humanities.