NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2021  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ENGL 1050 - Introduction to Film Studies


This is a humanities course that covers major concepts of film study through films, discussions, lectures, and readings. The intersections between film and literature will also be explored.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Humanities / Visual and Performing Arts
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.

Prerequisites:
Completion of, or enrollment in, ENGL 1010 or instructor consent

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of (Prefix  Number  Course Name) , the student will:

  1. Identify the major film genres and modes of criticism
  2. Demonstrate a working vocabulary of the terminology of film study
  3. Investigate that, like literature, film has an on-going tradition
  4. Explore connections between literature and film
  5. Interpret a variety of digital, oral, and/or written texts.
  6. Apply a variety of methods to generate ideas, focus on a primary idea, and organize ideas into a coherent whole.
  7. Write following the conventions of formal, standard English.
  8. Analyze a written, digital, and/or oral communication in terms of subject matter, audience needs, and style requirements.
  9. Prepare analytical texts on a variety of topics dependent on the medium (digital, oral, or written).




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