Sep 24, 2020  
2020-21 University Catalogue 
    
2020-21 University Catalogue

FMST 253 History of Television I



3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

The first part of a 2-semester overview of U.S television history, examining its central position in American homes and minds, and the evolutions in television style, genres, structure, and viewership. The first part will cover the period spanning from the origin of TV in radio up to the early 90s.

Prerequisites COMP*099E or COMP*101D

Priority enrollment for Film + Video, Animation, Film + Animation, Film Design + Production, MBET, Music, and Writing for Film & Television majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a discipline history elective, critical studies elective, or general elective requirement.