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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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THEA 244 - The Genre of Horror

Units: 3 ; Breadth Area: GE-C2
American Horror and Science Fiction with roots in French Grand Guignol (gory effects) and German Expressionist literature. Landmarks that advanced the stage and film. Iconic films and contemporary theatre spawned by Cold War fears and emerging technology.

Credit Restrictions: Not open for credit to Theatre Arts major.
Equivalent Quarter Course: THEA 3217.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground, or Entirely Online, or Hybrid.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
Breadth Area(s) Satisfied: GE-C2 - Lower Division Humanities
Course Typically Offered: Fall ONLY

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. recognize the influence of early modern literature and film on popular contemporary genres.
  2. address complex challenges of technology on everyday problems of life.
  3. discuss ideas, perspectives, and values clearly and persuasively while listening openly to others.
  4. apply knowledge of evil and fears to promote equity and social justice.

C2. Humanities Learning Outcomes
  1. Show appreciation for the humanities using their intellect, imagination, sensibility, and sensitivity;
  2. develop their affective and cognitive faculties through studying great works reflecting the rich diversity of human imagination and/or inquiry; and
  3. engage in critical self-reflection relating themes in the humanities to the students’ own lives.

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