Introduction to Cinematic Arts - HONORS

Course Description

An introduction to the close analysis of film and television texts. The course will examine broad questions of form and content, aesthetics and meaning, and history and culture. Using a wide variety of media, filmmakers and film movements, the course explores the diverse possibilities presented by the cinematic art form. Topics include modes of production, narrative and non-narrative forms, visual design, editing, sound, genre, ideology and critical analysis. As an honors course, students will be expected to complete extra assignments to gain deeper insight into the discipline of cinematic arts.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
25606 F/TV 1H 2L ····F·· 09:30 AM-01:20 PM Susan Tavernetti AT120

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-09-23 to 2019-12-13.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
Not open to students with credit in F/TV 1.
Admission into this course requires consent of the Honors Program Coordinator.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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