CIN - CINEMA

CIN-140 Introduction to Cinema

This course is a study of film as an art form. The course is designed to awaken a more sensitive and critical response to the cinema through an understanding of its form, content, development, and criticism. Films are screened to demonstrate these elements. >General Education Course. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

CIN-150 Special Topics in Cinema I

This course permits specialized topics in cinema to be studied as a part of more general courses. Students may repeat this course for separate credit. Topics may include, but are not limited to, Women in Cinema, History of Animation, and World Cinema. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

CIN-160 Women in Cinema

This course is a study of how the images, stories, and formal constructions in film can frame female identities. The course is not only about the representation of women in film history, it is also a study of cinema by women [such as Maya Deren, Su Friedrich, and Chantal Akerman.] Specific topics addressed over the span of the semester may include the history of the "weepies; "the biographies of certain actors and filmmakers; feminist film theory; the formal aspects of film; the depiction of women across film genres; and the role of filmmaking in the American and international feminist movements. >Diversity Course. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

CIN-170 American Cinema

This course is a study of the language, history, and cultural impact of the American Film Industry. It explores the technology and aesthetics of Hollywood and non-Hollywood films. It also deals with how these films reflect the changing images Americans have had of themselves. Through in-class screenings, students will gain an understanding of each film's form, content, development, and criticism. Some specific areas covered include film production and language, the Studio System, and film genres. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

CIN-250 Special Topics in Cinema II

This course permits specialized topics in cinema to be studied as a part of more general courses. These courses require that students have had some experience using basic cinema terminology [e.g., shot structure, camera movement] through a 100 Level Cinema course. Students may repeat this course for separate credit. Topics may include, but are not limited to, Major Filmmakers,Documentary Cinema, Avant-Garde Cinema, Classic Cinema and Film Noir. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

Prerequisites

CIN-140 or THR-140 or CIN-150 or ART-105