PLA Portfolio Assessment Course Subjects

Film

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Film Theory I   (FIL-201)   3.00 s.h.  
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Study of major developments in film theory, writings on major films, and practice in using different methods to analyze films. 
Film Theory II   (FIL-202)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued study of major developments in film theory, writings on major films, and practice in using different methods to analyze films. 
Advanced Film Theory I   (FIL-301)   3.00 s.h.  
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Advanced study of major developments in film theory, writings on major films, and practice in using different methods to analyze films. 
Advanced Film Theory II   (FIL-302)   3.00 s.h.  
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Continued advanced study of major developments in film theory, writings on major films, and practice in using different methods to analyze films. 
Film Comedy   (FIL-311)   3.00 s.h.  
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Film comedies from all periods in relation to comic theory and its application with particular emphasis on American films of the 20's and 30's. 
Major Film Genres   (FIL-402)   3.00 s.h.  
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Examples from the major film genres, such as the Western, the crime film, the musical, the horror film, and film noir, with special emphasis on American film and principles of genre criticism. 
Film Music Composition I   (MUS-348)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Composing music for films.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Discuss the relationship between image and music in film
  • Identify and discuss at least five major composers of music in film throughout its early history.
  • Discuss and describe the different types of film music and their ensembles.
  • Articulate how film music has evolved by decade since its inception, noting definitive benchmark films.
  • Identify and discuss at least five specific films and their music, noting their importance in history.
  • Articulate the various roles of composers, arrangers, musicians, and other key players in film music.
  • Explain the variations of themes and motifs in film music.

 
Film Music Composition II   (MUS-349)   3.00 s.h.  
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Course Description
Continued study of composing music for films.

Learning Outcomes
Through the Portfolio Assessment process, students will demonstrate that they can appropriately address the following outcomes:

  • Explain the significance of a soundtrack throughout a film including opening and closing credits, and throughout the film.
  • Identify and discuss at least six major composers of music in film throughout its recent history.
  • Discuss and describe the different types of film music and their ensembles.
  • Articulate how film music has evolved by decade since its inception, noting definitive benchmark films.
  • Identify and discuss at least six specific films and their music, noting their importance in history.
  • Articulate the various roles of composers, arrangers, musicians, and other key players in film music.
  • Explain the variations of themes and motifs in film music and highlight at least five, from varying composers, that define the genre.
  • Discuss the significance of the music critic

 
Industrial Films   (FIL-305)   3.00 s.h.  
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Production of industrial films. 
The Contemporary Film   (FIL-310)   3.00 s.h.  
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Beginning with American film noir and European films which emerged after World War II, the course traces the major films, directors, critical theories and other influences which make up the contemporary film and define a specifically modemist sensibility. 
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