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FS 175. Film and Culture

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Movies as art, market products, and cultural artifacts. Visual and auditory design of movies, audience appeal of moviegoing, and reciprocal influence of movies and society.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


FS 260. The Art of Film

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Critical analysis of film style and technique with particular attention to cinematography, editing, narrative structure, mise-en-scene, and sound.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


FS 264. Studies in Film

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected course topics include screen censorship in the U.S., gay and lesbian cinema, spirit of childhood, science fiction, laughing in tongues (international comedy), and film remakes. May be repeated without repetition of content, to a maximum of 12 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


FS 270. Digital Filmmaking

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Introduction and application of the different production styles of experimental, narrative, and documentary films through all phases of production.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 6: HUMANITIES AND FINE ARTS


FS 294. International Cinema

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Films from diverse cultures and nations; aesthetics and ethics of crucial filmmakers in their cultural, historical context.
Semester Offered: Fall


FS 360. Screenwriting

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Principles and practices of screenwriting: may include short and feature narratives, experimentals and documentaries.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 370. Digital Filmmaking II

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Film-making techniques analyzed and applied as students create short films Allows students to focus on cinematography, sound, editing, etc.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 394. National Cinemas

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: One nation's or culture's cinema, specific periods or aesthetic movements. May be repeated, without repetition of content, to a maximum of 12 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


FS 395. Great Directors

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Career, style and technique of one or two major directors (Hitchcock - Almodovar - Kurosawa, among many others). May be repeated, without repetition of content to a maximum of 12 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


FS 401. Special Topics in Film Studies

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Variable credit advanced film topics course. May be repeated with change of topic up to 12 credits (only 6 of which may count toward the FS major or minor).
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 444. Internship

Credits: 1-16 View Details
Description: Internships are offered at the discretion of departments. Course number and number of credits are determined by the departments. Contact departmental offices for further information. 16 credits maximum in any one program.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


FS 451. Film History I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: First few decades of the motion picture from its 19th century origins to its development into a worldwide cultural force by the end of the 1930s.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


FS 452. Film History II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Evolution of the motion picture from 1940 to 1970 with emphasis on seminal aesthetic movements.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


FS 464. Advanced Studies in Film

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected topics such as film criticism, genres, censorship, politics, teen films, melodrama, and women in cinema. May be repeated, without repetition of content, to a maximum of 12 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


FS 470. Filmmaking III

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Students will work in groups to write, produce, shoot, edit and distribute a short film. May be repeated to a maximum of 8 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 474. Topics in Filmmaking

Credits: 1-4 View Details
Description: Diverse approaches to the art of film making. May be repeated with a change of topic for a maximum of 20 credits, only 12 of which can be counted toward the film studies major or minor.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 490. Writing with Image and Poetry I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description:
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 491. Writing with Image & Poetry II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Analysis, practice and performance of text as image and image as text.
Prerequisites: FS 490
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 496. Film Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major theories of cinema. The chief schools of thought from early formalism to contemporary post modernism. Successful completion of this course will fulfill the Upper Division Writing Requirement for Film Majors. Permission of instructor.
Semester Offered: Fall


FS 501. Credit by Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit by arrangement.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 551. Film History I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: First few decades of the motion picture from its 19th century origins to its development into a worldwide cultural force by the end of the 1930s.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 552. Film History II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Evolution of the motion picture from 1940 to 1970 with emphasis on seminal aesthetic movements.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 564. Advanced Studies in Film

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Selected topics such as film criticism, genres, censorship, politics, teen films, melodrama, and women in cinema. May be repeated, without repetition of content, to a maximum of 12 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


FS 588. Type B Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Specific subjects selected to meet special educational needs, offered in a format different from the typical scheduled course. Exact nature of the course will be defined by the department.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


FS 596. Film Theory

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Major theories of cinema. The chief schools of thought from early formalism to contemporary post-modernism. Successful completion of this course will fulfill the Upper Division Writing Requirement for Film Majors. Permission of instructor.
Semester Offered: Fall






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