COM 4604: Communication Seminar: Writing Film Criticism (2019-2020)

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This course develops students' abilities to think, write, and express ideas effectively and creatively through the study and practice of film criticism. Film criticism at best is an activity that engages the critic, aesthetically, psychologically, morally, emotionally, and politically. Our study of aesthetic and critical practices will provide valuable tools in our larger exploration of the relationship between knowledge, values, artistic expression, and vocation choices. We will examine reviews by leading U.S. film critics whose work has appeared in wide-circulation periodicals over the past 75 years, as well as associated films.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Spring 47219 5 Todd Rendleman
Tu,Th
9:00AM-11:00 AM
03/31-06/05 Demaray Hall 255
20 of 20 seats open
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Restrictions: Communication majors only. Post-Baccalaureate, Senior students only.
Equivalent: FLM 4899
Attributes: Writing "W" Course, Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit, Pass/No Credit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term