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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
11/25/19 - 05/01/20 05/04/20 - 06/28/20 Spring 2020 Session I 8 Week session
12/30/19 - 05/29/20 06/01/20 - 07/26/20 Spring 2020 Session D 8 Week session
01/27/20 - 07/03/20 07/06/20 - 08/30/20 Summer 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

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.

NameGrade %
Assignments 35.00 %
Week 3 Film Review 10.50 %
Week 7 Final Project 24.50 %
Forums 50.00 %
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 %
Quizzes 15.00 %
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.*
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.