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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 462 - Studies in Film and/or Television Genres

An examination of a film and/or television genre: history, aesthetics, cultural context, social significance, and critical methodologies. May be repeated up to 10 credits. FILM 462 and ENG 462 are cross-listed courses; student may not receive credit for both. Course will not have an established scheduling pattern.

Prerequisite: FILM 250.

Credits: (5)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the theory of genre as it applies to film and/or television
  • Examine cinematic works/ television series of a single genre such as film noir, horror, animation, musical, etc.
  • Articulate an overview of the dominant stylistic, thematic, and ideological features of a cinematic or television genre.
  • Analyze, critically evaluate, and prepare critical reviews of films/TV series as characteristic of a specific genre.
  • Recognize and articulate the cultural and social contexts that shape film genres in various historical periods, including issues of diversity and gender, American national identity, and international perspectives
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