Film in American Culture

Film in American Culture
Selected readings, lectures, and analysis of specific motion pictures as social documents, reflecting different facets of the American experience.
AM ST
360
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 Taught 
Course Outcomes

One

Students will be able to define and analyze a selected group of American films using methods and perspectives drawn from American Studies and film studies, and by the end of the semester will be able to apply those methods and perspectives to a broader range of films.

Two

Students will be able to rigorously analyze thematically or chronologically selected films to gain insight into American culture and American experience.

One

Students will be able to define and analyze a selected group of American films using methods and perspectives drawn from American Studies and film studies, and by the end of the semester will be able to apply those methods and perspectives to a broader range of films.

Three

Students will formulate clearly and persuasively supported arguments using best practices in the study of film and American culture.

Two

Students will be able to rigorously analyze thematically or chronologically selected films to gain insight into American culture and American experience.

Three

Students will formulate clearly and persuasively supported arguments using best practices in the study of film and American culture.