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ARTH019: Introduction to Film Studies

Credits: 0.5 units/5 hours
5 Evaluations, 2 Projects, 2 Progress Tests

UC a-g Approved

This course will introduce students to the world of cinema and film. The course will define film as an art, explain how films tells stories, discuss the mechanics of making an effective film, summarize the different genres of film, and discuss how films have changed over the years. The course is an appreciation course and requires no previous background in theater or drama. This course is only available online.

Course Materials

Textbook: The Art of Watching Films, 8th edition (ISBN: 9780073386171)
                The Art of Watching Films, 9th edition (ISBN: 9780073514284)

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Tuition (ARTH019056)

Required Fee
A $50 non-refundable Administrative Fee is required for each course.
Administrative Fee

Course Price $300.00

  • Tuition (ARTH019056)  $250.00
  • Administrative Fee  $50.00

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