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This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Introduction to Film

This course introduces students to the art of film and the critical vocabulary of film studies through analysis of filmmaking techniques and the meanings they create. It explores film as a synthetic art form by examining the various individuals and elements involved in the production process. Feature, documentary, and genre films may be used to analyze artistic techniques, cultural impact, and socio-political implications. Film viewing is required both inside and outside of class. UC CREDIT LIMITATION: Credit for FILM 101 or FILM 101H.

Subject: FILM
Course Number: 101
Section Number: 2635
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office hours: by appointment
Instructor notes: To get started, go to Blackboard and log on to our course page: Film 101 section 2635. Click on the "Welcome to Film 101! Click here to get started" link.
There you will find important details about the following:
1 - Purchase the course text book.
2 - Sign up for a Netflix DVD only or other account to view films.
3 - Attend a one-hour Student Orientation for Online Learning workshop. Here is the link to the workshop schedule and more information:


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