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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COM 261 - Introduction to Cinema

4.00 credits.
This course is an introduction to cinema studies including the history of cinema, methodologies of filmmaking and criticism, and critical analysis of film. Throughout the semester, students will learn to actively watch and analyze a variety of films, as well as the general application of critical film analysis, the history of film from the early experimental films produced at the turn of the century through the rise of the “Studio System,” alternative cinema and “New Hollywood,” and contemporary filmmaking. Major film theories and theorists will be explored contemporaneously and critically analyzed.