May 25, 2020  
2018-2019 University Catalogue 
2018-2019 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

FMST 251 History of Narrative Cinema I

College of Critical & Professional Studies

3 credits 30.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

The first of a two-semester historical survey of narrative film from the United States and around the world, in which various schools, styles, and genres are studied chronologically. The sequence in its entirety traces the development of narrative film from the beginning of cinema around 1845 to the early 1940s. Twice-weekly screenings.

Prerequisites COMP*099 if required by English Placement Exam

Corequisite Course(s): FMST*251S

Priority enrollment for Animation, Film + Animation, Film + Video, Film Design + Production, and Film + Media Studies, Writing for Film + TV, Photo + Film Media.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill an art history elective, critical studies elective, or free elective requirement.