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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MDST 4380 - Genre Cinema

This course allows the CMJ Department to offer instruction on specialized film genre courses, themed according to faculty research and expertise. Sections of MDST 4380 will explore a single genre’s conventions, cultural messages, and aesthetic and technological contributions to the film industry. Through film analysis, students will learn about genre as an expression of social concerns and as part of a cultural process in which such concerns can be negotiated.Topics will vary but may include Science Fiction, Horror Cinema, or Global Westerns.

Prerequisites: MDST 3301, MDST 3302, or MDST 3350, or permission of instructor