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2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPE 3490 - Cinema as Communication

Credits: 3

Prerequisite(s): SPE 2400 or ENG 2860; or Permission of instructor

Description: Students in this course will learn to critique how films communicate to a mass audience, including considerations such as rhetoric, ideology, performance, and spectatorship. Assigned work will include reading in communication theory as well as writing an essay that critiques a particular film as an instance of communication art or science, or both. Class time includes lab hours during which various films will be screened.

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