COM 3780: The Art of Film (2023-2024)

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The goal of this course is to develop students' abilities to view films critically and to deepen their understanding of the film experience. The course first teaches analysis of narrative strategies, shot properties, mise-en-scene, editing, acting, and the use of sound in film, particularly classical Hollywood cinema. The course then focuses on the study of different genres of films and how cinematic elements create meaning.

Term CRN Credits Instructor(s) Days Time Dates Location Open
Autumn 1815 5 Todd Rendleman
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Restrictions: Freshman students are excluded.
Approval: Travel Study Registration Form
Attributes: WK Arts, Writing "W" Course, Upper-Division
Grade Modes: (Default) Normal Grading, Audit, Pass/No Credit
Instructional Methods: Traditional
Note: Full Term