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Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 
Rensselaer Catalog 2015-2016 [Archived Catalog]

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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 we know 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 fictions films and themes from early 1900s-present.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite: ARTS 1030 and ARTS 2010.

When Offered: Spring term even-numbered years.

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

Credit Hours: 4

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