ROMS 1120

ROMS 1120

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

In this class, students will learn about animal welfare and conservation through international films. We will discuss wildlife, companion and farm animals in conjunction with human cultures and politics. The course will cover various animal species, e.g. pangolins, dogs and sheep in fiction films, documentaries and animated movies. Students will learn how to compose film reviews, do research and write a research assignment. The class includes guest speakers, a visit to Cornell barn, library and museum. All films are available for streaming through Blackboard for students to watch them in their free time.

When Offered Fall.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18296ROMS 1120  SEM 101

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