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THE 115 Introduction to Cinema
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2017
SUN#: None
AGEC: Arts  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Survey of the history and development of the art of motion pictures, including criticism of aesthetic and technical elements. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate the influence societal and historical events have had over the creation of films.
2. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the history of cinema and how it has evolved into an art form.
3. (Evaluation Level) From a historical perspective identify, outline, evaluate, analyze, and articulate the contributions made by film in contrast to various other art forms.
4. (Evaluation Level) Identify, outline, evaluate, analyze and articulate the contributions from and expectations of actors, directors and cinematographers regarding film-making in the early to mid-20th century.
5. (Analysis Level) Incorporating the components of filmmaking techniques, classify films by genre, chronology, and narrative structure.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation