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    May 18, 2024  
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HUM 105 - Introduction to Film



5.0 Credits
Analysis and appreciation of film techniques and aesthetics, including historical background of selected films, literary criteria and major cinematic movements.
Prerequisite Placement in ENGL 099 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the basic elements of film and its particular vocabulary (narrative, mise en scene, cinematography, acting, editing, sound).
  2. Identify major films, theories and/or filmmakers, including characteristics of stylistic patterns in major directors’ works.
  3. Analyze film techniques and dramatic and literary qualities.
  4. Write well-organized film analyses.
  5. Communicate effectively in discussions, group work and oral presentations.
  6. Evaluate and compare films within the cultural contexts in which they are made and viewed.



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