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 disseminated 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

FREN 309/409 French Popular Culture 4 credits

GER 400

German Film

4 credits

HIST 261

American Popular Culture

4 credits

HIST 313

World War II in History and Memory 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

MEDA 220

Film and Society 2 credits

PHIL 100


GSS 201


SOC 101

Introduction to Philosophy


Introduction to Gender & Sexuality Studies


Introduction to Sociology

4 credits

POLS 301

Politics and the Media

4 credits

PSY 345

Children and Violence

4 credits

SOC 317/ANTH 317

Sociology of Popular Culture

4 credits