Spring 2016 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 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14007 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14928 Textbook
 

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Steensland         Elk Grove EGA 110        15423 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       03:30PM-04:55PM LEC M.Steensland         Elk Grove PGHS           20575 Textbook
Class is held at Pleasant Grove High School located at 9531 Bond Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624 in room J-9.
Class is open to all students.


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           14367 
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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 16-May 18
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.McCarthy           CRC MAIN L 111           14919 
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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 16-May 18
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Crowder            CRC MAIN L 111           14419 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Steensland         CRC MAIN L 111           14920 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. Details about the Honors Program can be found in the front of the Catalog and on the CRC website. This course is the same as HONOR 352, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Boeck              CRC MAIN L 111           19677 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016