Popular Culture and Media

Popular Culture and Media
Impact of new and traditional media on popular culture. Approaches may include media criticism and cultural theories on the artifacts and drivers of cultural values.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesMajor or minor status.
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining COMMS 302
Course Outcomes

Recognizing Pop Culture

Students will develop skills necessary to better recognize the pop culture atmosphere in which they live.

Pop Culture Semiotics

Students will learn how to use theory to analyze and deconstruct semiotic signs of pop culture.

Critical Analysis and Writing

Students will be able to think and write critically about issues of pop culture.