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2020-2021 Archived Catalog 
2020-2021 Archived Catalog

MUS.-186 Introduction to Film Music

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Pre-requisite: Placement into RDNG-030 (ACSR-030), completion of ELAP-110 with a minimum grade of 2.0, or successful completion of RDNG-016 or ACLT-074 with a minimum grade of 3.0;  Pre-requisite: ENGL-101  with a minimum grade of 2.0.
This course is a study of the role that music plays in film. It includes a historical overview of film from the silent era to the present day. The importance of music to the film medium will be demonstrated through the classroom viewing of selected films and film scenes. A select number of composers will be emphasized with surveys of their most significant works.

Course Outcomes
1. To become aware of the presence of music as a vital part of film 2. To gain an appreciation of the effect music has on the dramatic/emotional content of films 3. To develop a sense of film history through the accompanying music 4. To gain familiarity with the film scores of major composer.