Introduction to Media Arts Theory

Introduction to Media Arts Theory
Identifying and analyzing contemporary film and media theories, with application to specific media texts.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 6.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 291; or TMA 292
 TaughtFall, Spring
 ProgramsContaining TMA 391
Course Outcomes

Personal Framework and Values

Articulate and develop your personal framework of how films make meaning and implement those values in his/her own filmmaking. Film viewing and film analysis.

Canonical Film Theory

Using canonical film theory paradigms and vocabulary, understand and apply multiple ways spectators construct meanings while viewing films.

Film Theory Analysis

Competently analyze key film theories from 1915 to the present and apply them to specific film texts.