University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

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: 0.00 or 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: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 096 - Intro Spec Topics in Film/TV
See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 0.00 or 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. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 0.00 or 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. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 0.00 or 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. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 121.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 132 - Stdies Adv Film/TV History
Intensive focus on various historical movements within film and/or television. Pre/co-requisite: 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. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 134 - Cntmpry Topics in Film/TV
Explorations into various issues, ideas, and movements within contemporary film and/or television. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009.
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. Prerequisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 141 - Film & Video Production I
An introduction to techniques and theories of video production. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, FTS 121.
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. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 141.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 143 - Film Theory and Practice
An advanced study of media theory and video production. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009, and FTS 121.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 144 - Screenwriting I
An investigation of screenwriting practice and a screenwriting workshop. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008 or FTS 009, and FTS 121.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 145 - Screenwriting II
Intermediate topics in screenwriting. Topics vary with instructor, and may include writing the thriller, the romantic comedy, etc. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 144.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 191 - Internship
Work in some area of media production or study with the support of a faculty advisor. May be repeated for credit up to six credits, but only three credits can be applied to the FTS major. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
FTS 192 - Internship
Work in some area of media production or study with the support of a faculty advisor. May be repeated for credit up to six credits, but only three credits can be applied to the FTS major. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
FTS 195 - Intermediate Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific Titles. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 196 - Intermediate Special Topics
See Schedule of Courses for specific Titles. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 197 - Readings & Research
Independent study arranged in conjunction with a faculty member. The project must be approved by the FTS director. May be repeated for credit up to six credits. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
FTS 198 - Readings & Research
Independent study arranged in conjunction with a faculty member. The project must be approved by the FTS director. May be repeated for credit up to six credits. Pre/co-requisites: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
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. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009; FTS 121.
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. Pre/co-requisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, or FTS 009; FTS 121.
Credits: 3.00
FTS 295 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
FTS 296 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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