Catalogue 2019 - 2020

FILM 201 Studies in Mainstream Film Genres


3 cr.


Sophomore standing.

Course Description

This course focuses on a single film genre that is historically significant. The course considers genres like the Western, Melodrama, Film Noir, Romantic Comedy, and Horror. The class will focus on enduring generic features and the changes to those same generic features over time that have taken place.


Formerly FILM 301.

This course is may be repeated for credit with chair's permission, if the topic differs from previous enrollment.