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FILM 145 Watching Quality Television

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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

Explores a variety of popular, critically acclaimed cable, satellite and network television programs from a cinematic perspective. Topics to include the history of quality television; the influence of filmmakers and film genres on quality TV; and cable and satellite broadcast as a venue for film style experimentation and social commentary.

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