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Course List - Columbus State University


Course List

English Options

ENGL 2147. Introduction to Film (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. A study of American and continental films with emphasis on techniques of analysis and interpretation.

ENGL 2148. Film Genres and Themes (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102. Analysis of a genre or theme in film (film noir, comedy, silent, etc.), emphasizing formal, technical, social, and cultural interpretations. Topics will vary from term to term. The course may be repeated once for credit if the topic is different.

ENGL 2149. International Drama (3-0-3) Prerequisite: ENGL 1102 with a grade of "C" or better. This course focuses on strategies for reading and understanding great dramas from around the world, on understanding relationships between texts and performance, and on writing and researching dramatic literature. Some sections will encourage students to think about the historical evolution of drama and to recognize ways in which drama speaks to a worldwide audience; others will focus on international drama in the context of a single period (e.g., the modern age). All sections will require students to read plays from at least three continents and to examine critically the way drama expresses social and aesthetic issues.

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