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Cinema and Media Studies (CTCS)
- D class assignments available in SCA320; phone (213) 740-3334.
- D class assignments for undergraduates available; phone (213) 740-2911.
- D class assignments for graduate students available in SCA320; phone (213) 740-3334.
- YOU MUST ATTEND THE FIRST SESSION of each course or you may be replaced by a student on the waiting list, even if you are registered. If you do not register for a class for which you have D-clearance by the registration deadline, your D-clearance will EXPIRE. School of Cinematic Arts "R" courses change to "D" in the third week of classes, and require both instructor and departmental approval. Non-majors may only request d-clearance via email, instructions are available here: cinema.usc.edu/studentaffairs/nonMajor.cfm. A one-time $50 CNTV Resource Access fee is charged to all students taking one or more undergraduate Cinematic Arts courses in a given semester. For many Cinema and Media Studies (CTCS) courses, international students in the U.S. will be required to attend in-person labs and/or screenings that will comprise half of course time. Details on this format will be discussed in class.
Intensive survey of African American cinema; topics include history, criticism, politics, and cinema's relationship to other artifacts of African American culture.
|18000R||051||Lecture||2:00-5:50pm||Tue, Thu||39 of 200||Todd Boyd||SCA108||PDF (80641 KB)|
Intensive study of the style of an auteur, studio, film or television making mode in terms of thematic and formal properties and their influences upon the art of film.
|Cold, Cruel and Blue: The Films of David Fincher, Christopher Nolan and Denis Villeneuve|
|18013R||050||Lecture||2:00-5:50pm||Tue, Thu||49 of 62||Nitin Govil||SCA112|
Detailed investigation of new or emerging aspects of cinema and/or television; special subjects offered by visiting faculty; experimental subjects.
|Disney After Walt|
|18252D||854||2.0||Lecture||6:00-8:05pm||Mon, Wed||13 of 40||J.D. Connor||ONLINE|
Aesthetic, rhetorical, and ideological issues in non-fiction film and video.
|18003D||044||Lecture||9:00-11:50am||Tue, Thu||26 of 28||Michael Renov||SCA216||PDF (193411 KB)|
Detailed investigation and discussion of various aspects of television, including genre, textual analysis, production and distribution systems and audience studies.
Research leading to the doctorate. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department.
|18007D||037||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 6||OFFICE|
|18008D||044||Lecture||TBA||TBA||0 of 6||OFFICE|
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