FMS 300 Introduction to Film Studies
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Transferable: CSU; UC
This course offers an introduction to the film medium with emphasis on aesthetics, theory and methods of critical analysis. Students will examine film as an art form, as a medium for communicating ideas and as a social and cultural force.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
identify, analyze and evaluate the use and role of shots, angles, lighting, color, movement, editing, mise enscene and sound in cinema.