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FILM 120 Film History I

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Chronological survey of important American and international films, from 1895 to World War II. Emphasis on the evolution of film as a distinct art form, and the intersection of film and society. Lectures, screenings, discussions, quizzes and writing of critical papers.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 64-72
  • Lab hours/semester:
  • Homework hours/semester: 128-144
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C1), UC (IGETC Area 3A)