Theatre and Media Arts

Introduction to Film

Introduction to Film
Analytical studies for understanding and appreciating media forms and messages, as well as basic history, theory, and aesthetics. Lab required.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 2.0 Lab
 NoteStudents enrolled in on-campus sections must attend one session of Classic Cinema each week. Online sections have an alternative viewing requirement.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 102
Course Outcomes: 

Intelligent Film Viewing

Students will become active, intelligent film viewers.

Elements of Film

Students will be exposed to the practical elements of film.

Story and Style Strategies

Students will learn about a wide range of stories and stylistic strategies utilized by film artists and institutions.

Film Analysis

Students will become familiar with new and helpful ways of receiving films. They will be able to evaluate and analyze films in a variety of contexts.