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THEA 014C: Survey of Film: Gangster and Detective Films

Course Description

Survey of Film is an introductory film course in which primary focus is placed on the cinematic development of gangster and detective films. Critical analysis from an audience perspective includes readings, lectures, and discussions covering genre conventions, history, evolution, terminology, and technique.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
  • CSU GE: Area C - Arts and Humanities: C1- Arts
  • UC/IGETC GE: Area 3 - Arts and Humanities: 3A- Arts
Last Updated 7/19/23