Undergraduate Course Catalog 2007-2008

COURSE: 06-371 Classic Hollywood Cinema (3)

This course introduces students to the strategies and methods of film criticism and studies narrative components of film (film grammar), including, but not limited to: directorsí strategies, shot properties, mise-en-scene, editing, acting, and the use of sound in films, especially classic Hollywood movies. The course also introduces the study of genres and styles of filmmaking. Students must attend scheduled screening sessions outside of weekly class hours.

Prerequisite: May be taken concurrently: 06-112 College Writing 2; 06-260 Introduction to Film Studies.