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2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

FILM 172 Film Theory



3 credits 75.0 hours
100 level undergraduate course

In this course students will learn how film theory developed, study the work of major film theorists, and analyze specific films using sophisticated theoretical lenses. Topics will vary, but may include examinations of realism, spectatorship and authorship. Although historical and theoretical in nature, students will consider the impact of these works on both the contemporary consumption and production of moving images.

Prerequisites WRIT*102 or WRIT*102H

Priority enrollment to Film majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.