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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 2102 - Movies as Narrative


Credit Hours: 3.0

At least one of the prerequisite courses is required.
Prerequisite(s): ENC1102, ENC2210 with minimum grade of C
Corequisite(s): None


This courses explores the transformation from literary narrative to cinematic narrative. The course focuses upon the relationship between verbal and visual values in narrative and explores various types of movies that reflect these values. In pursuit of further understanding of the relationship between the visual and the verbal, the course requires students to research the original texts and the filmmakers’ creative decisions. The course also introduces students to film criticism as a discipline, requiring students to investigate how the texts written about film can inform the viewer and the film itself. A grade of C or higher in Communications A and Communications B coursework is required for entry into ENG2102. This course meets the definition of a writing-intensive Gordon Rule course (State BOE Rule 6A-10.030) and satisfies the Research and Analysis area of the SF General Education requirement.

Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)