2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Feb 06, 2023  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SCRN 130 - Film Genre


Devoted to the study of the major storytelling formats into which much narrative filmmaking (especially that of the American cinema) may be categorized. The course considers theoretical perspectives, formal description, historical background and social implications of genres such as the western, gangster film, musical, melodrama, etc., and through this work enables students to engage in and experience the interpretive insights of this critical perspective on the cinema. This course is taught as a variable topic, and may be offered as either an overview of several film genres or as a course concentrating on intensive study of a particular genre.

May be repeated for credit.

Course Designation/Attribute: AP

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year