Aug 16, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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FILM 3440J - The Practice of Film Criticism


Students learn to write publishable film reviews in a workshop setting. Weekly screenings.

Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Foundations: Advanced Writing
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 1J
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to apply the terminology and concepts of film criticism to write their own critical essay.
  • Students will be able to construct and communicate a clear, convincing argument about a film in essay form.
  • Students will be able to incorporate written and oral feedback to their essay revisions.
  • Students will be able to give relevant and clear feedback to other students’ writing.
  • Students will be able to integrate historical and theoretical research into a critical essay.
  • Students will be able to write using clear and concise language, effective argumentative structure, and relevant use of evidence.



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