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Courses in Film & Television Studies (FTS)

FTS 007 - Dev Motion Pct I:Origin-1930
Introduction to basic film history, theory, and analytical skills. An historical overview of international cinema from its origins until 1930.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 008 - Dev Motion Pct II:1930-1960
Introduction to basic film history, theory, and analytical skills. An historical overview of international cinema from the onset of sound to 1960.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 009 - History of Television
Introduction to basic television history, theory and analysis. An historical overview of television from its invention to the present.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 010 - Dev Motion Pct III:1960-2000
Introduction to basic film history, theory, and analytical skills. An historical overview of international cinema from 1960 until 2000.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 095 - Intro Spec Topics in Film/TV
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 096 - Intro Spec Topics in Film/TV
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 121 - Film/Television Theory
Intensive study of developments in film and/or television theory, such as realism, formalism, psychoanalysis, critical race theory, and feminism. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 122 - Film/TV Genre and Auteur
An investigation into the theoretical and historical circumstances surrounding the production of film and/or television genres, or the work of a particular auteur. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 123 - Global Studies in Film/TV
Investigations of nation and identity in film and/or television approached in their specific cultural, historical, and theoretical terms. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 131 - Advanced Film/TV Theory
Advanced study of an area of film and/or television theory, such as psychoanalysis, feminism, historicism, or formalism. Prerequisite: FTS 121.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 132 - Stdies Adv Film/TV History
Intensive focus on various historical movements within film and/or television. Prerequisite: FTS 121.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 133 - Stds Docmntry/Avant-garde Cinm
Explorations into various issues, ideas, and movements within documentary and avant-garde cinema. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 134 - Cntmpry Topics in Film/TV
Explorations into various issues, ideas, and movements within contemporary film and/or television. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 135 - D1:Race & Ethnicity in Film/TV
This course explores the historical/social/political forces that have shaped the representations of race and ethnicity in film and/or television. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 141 - Film & Video Production I
An introduction to techniques and theories of video production. Prerequisites: FTS 121 and one of the following: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 142 - Film & Video Production II
Intermediate topics in film and video production. Topics vary with instructor, and may include editing, lighting, use of sound, etc. Prerequisite: FTS 141.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 143 - Film Theory and Practice
An advanced study of media theory and video production. Prerequisites: FTS 121 and one of the following: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 144 - Screenwriting I
An investigation of screenwriting practice and a screenwriting workshop. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 191 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion. Only three credits can be applied to the Film and Television Studies major. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 192 - Internship
An on-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion. Only three credits can be applied to the Film and Television Studies major. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 195 - Intermediate Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 196 - Intermediate Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 197 - Independent Study
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010..
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 198 - Independent Study
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional “classroom/laboratory setting” under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Departmental Permission required. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 271 - Seminar in Film/Television
Advanced level investigations into the critical study of film and/or television. The topic will be the professor's choice. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 121 and one of the following: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 272 - Seminar in Film/Television
Advanced level investigations into the critical study of film and/or television. The topic will be the professor's choice. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: FTS 121 and one of the following: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, FTS 010.
Credits: 3.00