University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Film & Television Studies

FTS 008 - Classical Cinema

Introduction to basic film history, theory, and analytical skills. An historical overview of classical international cinema.

FTS 095 - Intro Spec Topics in Film/TV

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

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.

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.

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.

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.

FTS 144 - Screenwriting I

An investigation of screenwriting practice and a screenwriting workshop. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

FTS 191 - Internship

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.

FTS 195 - Intermediate Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisite: FTS 007, FTS 008, FTS 009, or FTS 010.

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..

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.