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GEOG 477 - Geography and Film

(3 units) CO11, CO13
The connection between cinema and physical and cultural landscapes, concentrating on the techniques of geographical film critique.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. apply techniques of geographic film critique to research the historical and/or contemporary global context of various films.
2. demonstrate how local and global geographic contexts affect the understanding of events or issues presented in film.
3. integrate Effective Composition & Communications skills and Critical Analysis & Use of Information to critically examine a geographical film theme (visual literacy, acceptable writing skills, show capabilities in research methods).
4. synthesize information and techniques from previous coursework across disciplines to propose and explore global, regional, and local geographical themes in film.


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