Course: CTVA 410. Advanced Theory in CTVA (3)
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in CTVA 100, CTVA 210, and CTVA 319; Lower division writing requirement. This course offers an in-depth study of theories that have shaped the understanding and study of film, television, and emerging entertainment media. Beginning with early debates about cinema, we will move from classic theory to current issues and debates regarding the impact of new technologies across media. Areas of study include form and aesthetics, issues of ideology, critical race and gender theory, queer theory, and reception studies. Available for graduate credit with approval of CTVA graduate coordinator.