31. Media, Self and Society

This focal study emphasizes an understanding of the media in modern society. To this aim, students will have the opportunity to examine the academic discussions of the impact of mass media, be able to evaluate the arguments dissmeinated via the mass media, and/or understand the way stories are told in our media-driven culture.  

Complete at least three courses and a minimum of 10 credits. No more than two of these courses may have the same disciplinary prefix.


First Cluster (complete 3 courses)
ANTH 202     Film, Text and Culture     4 credits
FREN 308 France Today 4 credits
GER 400 German Film 4 credits
GSS 201   Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies  4 credits
HIST 211  Japan Past and Present with Film    4 credits    
HIST 212  China Past and Present with Film     4 credits
HIST 261 American Popular Culture 4 credits
HUM 207 German Film in English 4 credits
MEDA 112 Media in Society       4 credits  
MEDA 120  Film History and Analysis  4 credits  
PHIL 100  Introduction to Philosphy 4 credits  
POLS 301      Politics and the Media   4 credits
PSY 345 Children and Violence 4 credits
SOC 101    Introduction to Sociology 4 credits
SOC 317/ANTH 317  Sociology of Popular Culture  4 credits