Movies: History & Art

HIST 150

Examines the history of motion pictures from their origin as a late 19th century curiosity to their present status as a powerful form of mass communication reflecting the impact of many art forms within the Humanities. The course covers the development of film techniques, the evolution of popular movie genres such as the western, horror, the science fiction/fantasy, and animated features. The course explores the film's unique capacity to record and reshape history, and its power to reflect and form public attitudes and social values. Included are screenings of important films representing international film production.NOTE: Course offered fall, spring, and may be offered during additional sessions. Same As: MCOM 150, CMNS 150  . Credit can be earned for one course only.

  • Prerequisite(s) : ESOL 052 and ESOL 054 or ACLT 052 or ACLT 053 
  • Credits: 3
  • Cost: $122/billable hour + fees (in county)

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