KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008-2009 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE OF SUBMISSION: September 18, 2008 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: FILM STUDIES; L. BENAQUIST PROPOSAL SPONSOR: Jiwon Ahn (email@example.com) PROPOSED ACTION: Title Change and Description Change CURRENT COURSE NUMBER, TITLE and DESCRIPTION: FILM 352 Film Genres and Directors Examines a body of narrative films related by virtue of theme, director, country, or period from historical and theoretical perspectives. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisites: FILM 270 and FILM 271, or permission of instructor. Fall, Spring. PROPOSED COURSE NUMBER and/or TITLE: FILM 352 Topics in Film Studies PROPOSED COURSE DESCRIPTION: Examines a body of narrative and/or non-narrative films related by virtue of theme, director, country, or period from historical and theoretical perspectives. May be repeated for credit as topics change. Prerequisites: FILM 270 and FILM 271, or permission of instructor. Fall, Spring. LEARNING OUTCOMES: 1) Students will be able to identify key terms and major debates within the sub-field of Film Studies. 2) Students will be able to understand the historical development of critical ideas within the sub-field of Film Studies. 3) Students will be able to apply their understanding of the sub-field to their own analysis of film texts and new developments within Film Studies. RATIONALE: Existing title “Film Genres and Directors” does not adequately represent the variety of topics different FILM 352 sections cover in each semester. Existing course description is not inclusive of non-narrative film texts some of the sections of FILM 352 centrally or partially deal with. RESOURCES: None needed. ADVISORY OPINIONS: N/A
Senate Curriculum Committee
Keene State College
"FILM 352" (2008). Approved Curriculum Proposals. 177.