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F S 107 - Society in Film

2 Credits
This is a late start, introductory course that will use film as means to analyze a particular social theme or issue. An introduction to formal film analysis will also be integrated into the course.


Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Online
Winter Online
Spring Online

Designed to Serve Students who need help in developing both general education and critical thinking skills.
Active Date 2011-07-06

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 38
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 22
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
In-class and out-of class film viewings followed by both discussions and lectures. Readings relevant both to film and the particular theme chosen by the instructor. Students will be evaluated through written assignments, class discussions, and examinations.

Student Learning Outcomes
Think critically about film as something other than a storytelling medium.

Recognize a film’s cultural subtexts.

Recognize the relationship between society and film.

Analyze and interpret films individually and in group discussion.

Communicate their own experience and thinking on a particular social issue through the analysis and interpretation of film.

Understand and use the language of film and film criticism.

Participate in a variety of types of discourse about film.

Reflect upon artistic, cultural, and intellectual traditions and contemporary influences in film.

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