FILM 2129 Film Genres

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FILM 29.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

4 hours; 3 credits

Studies in genre types and techniques. Narrative structure, theory, popular appeal of archetypal patterns, character stereotypes. Each term focuses on an individual genre (westerns, science fiction, crime). Students may take this course for credit three times but may not repeat topics.

Prerequisite: Film *1101 [1] or permission of the chairperson.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.