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.
|Registration Dates||Course Dates||Session||Weeks|
|11/30/20 - 04/30/21||05/03/21 - 06/27/21||Spring 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|12/28/20 - 06/04/21||06/07/21 - 08/01/21||Spring 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|01/25/21 - 07/02/21||07/05/21 - 08/29/21||Summer 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
|02/22/21 - 07/30/21||08/02/21 - 09/26/21||Summer 2021 Session I||8 Week session|
|03/29/21 - 09/03/21||09/06/21 - 10/31/21||Summer 2021 Session D||8 Week session|
|04/26/21 - 10/01/21||10/04/21 - 11/28/21||Fall 2021 Session B||8 Week session|
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to
CO1 Describe the different components of film and why it is important to study film.
CO2 Explain how and why different pieces of literature, such as a novel, a play, a short story, or a comic book are adapted into a film.
CO3 Illustrate why technical components of film, editing, cinematography, music, etc. are important to the overall product.
CO4 Explain what ideology is in film and how it influences the narrative.
CO5 Explain the importance of film history and learning from artifacts.
CO6 Describe the many different aspects of film writing (screenplays, film analysis, film reviews, ect).
CO7 Describe how technology has changed films including animation.
CO8 Explain why adaptations are not successful and the many reasons for such failures.
CO9 Explore films from around the world.
|Week 3 Film Review||10.50 %|
|Week 7 Final Project||24.50 %|
|Week 1||7.14 %|
|Week 2||7.14 %|
|Week 3||7.14 %|
|Week 4||7.14 %|
|Week 5||7.14 %|
|Week 6||7.14 %|
|Week 8||7.14 %|
|Week 2 Quiz||7.50 %|
|Week 6 Quiz||7.50 %|
Required readings are available in each week's "Lesson" area
|Book Title:||Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.*|
Not current for future courses.