Aug 09, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020
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ARTS 4640 - Science Fictions


Science Fictions is an advanced narrative video production and theory course. The class looks at thematic areas of science fiction, utopia and dystopia, paranormal, and speculative fiction. ‘Speculative fiction’ is a genre that looks at the real world and extends what is known about it, building on the ‘real.’ The class has two threads: to study narrative structure and create a series of sci-fi videos; to discuss and analyze mainstream and avant-garde science fiction films and themes from the early 1900s to the present.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ARTS 1030 or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Fall term odd-numbered years.



Cross Listed: Cross listed with ARTS 6640; students cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4



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