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ARTH241 - Film and Literature

Course Details

Course Code: ARTH241 Course ID: 3033 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to enhance students' appreciation for the history and traditions of American film. Students will investigate traditional as well as non-traditional film images, themes, techniques, and styles.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • Critically describe and discuss films using cinematic terms.
  • Evaluate your approach to the adaptation process.
  • Compare and contrast film and literature using such terms as characterization, point of view, setting, plot, irony, and theme.
NameGrade %
Assignments 50.00 %
Week 2 Class Exercise 1 7.50 %
Week 3 Film Review 10.00 %
Week 6 Class Exercise 2 7.50 %
Week 7 Final Project 25.00 %
Forums 50.00 %
Week 1 Introduction Forum 5.56 %
Week 1 5.56 %
Week 2 5.56 %
Week 3 5.56 %
Week 4 5.56 %
Week 5 5.56 %
Week 6 5.56 %
Week 7 5.56 %
Week 8 5.56 %

Required readings are available in each week's "Lesson" area

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.