Oct 19, 2018  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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RTVF 016 - Television Aesthetics and Criticism

Semester Hours: 3
This course is designed as an introduction to the analysis of television story-telling modes and strategies. Students will be taught the tools and concepts needed to disassemble television narratives as seen in the classical television series, sitcom, drama and contemporary reality television. Emphasis will be placed on developing a taxonomy of television programs through critical aesthetic theory, genre analysis, auteur studies and production studies.

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Admission to class by permission of department. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis.

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