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THE 116 Contemporary 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
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Description: Survey of various genres of motion picture films since 1960, 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 how socio-political issues and contemporary films influence each other.
2. (Analysis Level) Differentiate numerous genres of film making and describe their potential value.
3. (Evaluation Level) Identify, outline, evaluate, analyze and articulate the contributions made by film in comparison to drama, literature, and the visual arts.
5. (Evaluation Level) Identify, outline, evaluate, analyze and articulate the contributions from and expectations for actors, directors and cinematographers.
6. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast movie making techniques from before and after 1950.
7. (Analysis Level) Classify a number of contemporary films by genre and cinematography.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None