Spring 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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FMS 300    Introduction to Film Studies    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course offers an introduction to the film medium with emphasis on aesthetics, theory and methods of critical analysis. Students will examine film as an art form, as a medium for communicating ideas and as a social and cultural force.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14201 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           20462 Textbook


FMS 305    Film History    3 Units

Same As: RTVF 305
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the art of motion pictures, using lectures and films. Students will study the history and development of motion pictures and will view, evaluate, and critique landmarks in the art of movie making. This course is the same as RTVF 305 and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14703 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14704 Textbook
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC G.Martin             CRC MAIN L 111           19520 Textbook


FMS 310    Basic Screenwriting    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 300
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a study of the creativity and techniques of screenwriting for short films, feature films, and television. Students will view and analyze exemplary films, participate in writing exercises and workshops, and complete a treatment and master scenes of a full-length project.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Perry              CRC MAIN M 200           19945 
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FMS 320    Film Genre    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course examines the structure, mythology, style, themes and critical theory of one or more film genre, such as the comedy, the thriller and the film noir.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14775 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC L.Wagner             CRC MAIN L 111           19946 Textbook


FMS 489    Honors Seminar: The Films of Alfred Hitchcock    3 Units

Same As: HONOR 352
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This seminar studies the work of Alfred Hitchcock from the perspective of the key concepts in film theory. Students will investigate the films and criticism of one of the greatest and strangest directors, the self-styled master of suspense. This seminar takes a close reading of Hitchcock's most important films and the most significant writing on the director's work. For students interested in film, media, art, literature, and the humanities, the course examines Hitchcock's visual style, thematic concerns, and directorial techniques, and introduces the major critical approaches to cinema studies. Enrollment is limited to Honors Program students. This course is the same as HONOR 352, and only one may be taken for credit. See Cross-Listed Courses in the catalog.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           19947 
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Eligibility for enrollment in this Honors Program course will be verified at the first class meeting. Students must be admitted to the Honors Program before they can enroll in the Honors courses. Students interested in applying for admission to the Honors Program will find the application and more information at http://www.crc.losrios.edu/honorsapplication

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012