Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 06-374 The Horror Film (3)
This course introduces students to the development, techniques, and aesthetics of the horror film. Locating horror films within their social and cultural contexts, it focuses on the major works of discrete periods. Finally, the course analyses the artistry of the horror film by drawing on the principles and methods of literary and film criticism. Students must attend scheduled screening sessions outside of weekly class hours. Prerequisite: May be taken simultaneously: 06-112 College Writing 2; 06-260 Introduction to Film Studies.