Spring 2017 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 17
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Samano             CRC MAIN L 111           14109 
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T         12:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.McCarthy           CRC MAIN L 111           14965 Textbook
 

F         09:00AM-12:05PM LEC C.Babka              CRC MAIN L 111           19396 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC M.Steensland         Elk Grove EGA 210        15643 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.

TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LEC M.Steensland         Elk Grove EGA 110        15330 Textbook
Class is held at Elk Grove Center located at 10051 Big Horn Boulevard, Elk Grove CA 95757.


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 14-May 17
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Lane               CRC MAIN L 111           14444 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LEC J.Lane               CRC MAIN L 111           19397 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 17
Th        06:00PM-09:05PM LEC P.McCarthy           CRC MAIN L 111           14957 
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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 17
W         01:30PM-04:35PM LEC M.Crowder            CRC MAIN L 111           14492 
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W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Steensland         CRC MAIN L 111           14958 Textbook


FMS 488    Honors Seminar: Introduction to Critical Theory    3 Units

Same As: HONOR 350
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course investigates questions of interpretation and representation in film, literature, media, and culture. Students examine contemporary critical and cultural theory, then apply these theories in analyzing a variety of texts from the Shakespearean play to the sciencefiction horror film. Theories introduced include, but are not limited to, semiotics, psychoanalysis, rhetorical criticism, gender theory, and postmodernism. Students intending to transfer into arts, film, literature, humanities, and cultural studies programs will find this course particularly useful in understanding the critical language of the university. 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 350, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC K.Feindert           CRC MAIN CAC 204         20125 
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If this course is full please see HONOR 350. This course is offered under two different names. Space may still be available under the other name HONOR 350.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017