NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Nov 28, 2022  
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.

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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