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Fall 2021
May 16,2022
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SOCI 260 - SOCIOLOGY OF MEDIA AND POP CULTURE
This class is an introduction to the study of domestic and international media and popular culture as seen through a sociological lens, with a focus on issues of strucure and agency from a cultural perspective. Utilizing both contemporary and historical examples, the macro-level functioning of media as social institutions, as well as the microlevel interactions of humans with inedia forms and content are highlighted. The role of media in the social construction of identities, such as race, class, gender, sexuality, and disability is a key element. Methodological approaches to systematically studying media and pop culture artifacts will be covered.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Lecture/Online, Online Course

Sociology Department

Course Attributes:
Gen Ed 2018, Gen Ed 18-Culture & Creativity, OLD GE TOPICS SOCIAL SCIENCE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

Prerequisites:
FOR SOCI 260

General Requirements:
Course or Test: SOSC 110
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: SOCI 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HNRS 110
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: ARHT 245
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 227
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ENST 215
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HIST 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HIST 102
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HIST 109
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HIST 110
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: LITR 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: PHIL 143
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: SOCI 202
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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