This course will focus on the history of American Cinema from the beginnings of the silent film era to the present day. Students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of aesthetic principles as they apply to the film as an art medium. The student will view a wide variety of selected films and discuss them in class. The student will demonstrate a prescribed level of mastery of technical terms and concepts on examination.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
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Grading/exams: Grading procedures will be determined by the individual faculty member.
Other Course Information
This course may be used as a Fine Arts elective, Humanities Elective, or Arts and Science elective. It is required of Theatre (Performance and Technical) majors.