RFSS120

Introduction to Screen Studies

Subject code

RFSS

Course Number

120

Instructor(s)

J. Cavallero

Course Long Title

Introduction to Screen Studies

Description

This course is designed to introduce students to the production techniques, historical context, cultural function, and critical analysis of various film and television texts. Both film and television play an important role in defining, challenging, and reinforcing cultural norms and practices. By looking critically at a number of texts and artifacts, the course encourages students to develop a better understanding of the role film and television play in defining cultures and "reality."

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

W1

GEC This Course Belongs To

-

Offering Frequency

Normally offered every year