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Fine Arts

FAR 110 - Introduction to Film (3 credits)

This course will focus on learning how to watch films actively and critically. Through a study of American films, students will acquire a working knowledge of American film history from the silent era, recognize and use the basic technical and critical vocabulary of motion pictures, understand how the technology of the cinema relates to film art, and enhance their ability to think, speak, and write critically in an increasingly visual and technological culture.

FAR 330 - Women in Film (3 credits)

This course will focus on "women and film" in an international perspective. The course will examine selected films with regard to the representation of women on screen, women's filmmaking as critical practice, and issues in feminist film theory and criticism. The course includes perspectives on Hollywood cinema, independently produced American, and international films. Students will learn how to analyze films. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.

FAR 398 - Special Topics in Fine Arts (3 credits)

Special Topics course in Fine Arts. This course may be taken for credit multiple times under different topics. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.

FAR 499 - Fine Arts Capstone (3 credits)

This is the capstone course for the Fine Arts concentration and should be taken in the student's last semester. The student can have no more than 6 credits remaining in their concentration to complete in their degree program prior to enrolling in this course. The goal of the course is for students to integrate the knowledge gained in the Fine Arts concentration courses. The course must be taken at Charter Oak State College. Prerequisite(s): ENG 101, ENG 102.

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