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2023-24 Catalog 
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OLS 163 - Critical Thinking through Film

2 CR

Students view and analyze a variety of fiction, non-fiction, and historical fiction films, and decode character, plot, organization, ideas, themes, imagery, cultural influences, and symbolism. Students will also interpret implied meanings from a film and connect them with other films, stories, or events. Course is graded Credit/No Credit.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into Program.

Course Outcomes
  • Identify and discuss the elements of film.
  • Summarize the plot in the film.
  • Compare and contrast similar themes and messages in films.
  • Compare a situation that correlates with a film and a personal life experience.
  • Discuss the theme of a film using evidence from the film.
  • Compare opinions of others related to controversial film messages.
  • Identify and discuss examples from the film that support one’s personal point of view.
  • Describe the similarities and differences of the films viewed during this course.

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