Term: Spring 2022

Subject: Film & Television Studies

FTS 010 - Contemporary Cinema

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

FTS 096 - Intro Spec Topics in Film/TV

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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.

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 007, FTS 008, FTS 009 or FTS 010.

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.

FTS 144 - Screenwriting I

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

FTS 145 - Screenwriting II

Intermediate topics in screenwriting. Topics vary with instructor, and may include writing the thriller, the romantic comedy, etc. Prerequisite: FTS 144.

FTS 192 - 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 196 - Intermediate Special Topics

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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.

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.

FTS 299 - Comprehensive Exam

Capstone experience for majors culminating in a comprehensive exam. Readings and films will be available throughout the major, and in many cases, will draw from materials encountered in previous classes. Prerequisite: FTS 121.