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2018-19 Catalog 
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CMST 134 - Cultural Studies in Mass Media

5 CR

Introduces terms, analytical techniques, and interpretive strategies commonly used in cultural studies. Explores how mass mediated artifacts are produced, shaped, distributed, consumed, and responded to in diverse ways. Students investigate these varied dimensions of culture to understand them in their broader social, aesthetic, ethnical and political context.

Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an understanding of key theories and concepts in the Cultural Studies of Media

  • Be able to apply these key theories and concepts in critical analyses of contemporary mass
    mediated messages.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the analytical approaches used by cultural studies scholars
    to examine mass mediated messages and how these approaches differ from social scientific

  • Demonstrate an ability to write and synthesize readings, lectures and discussions, and provide
    critical analysis of arguments using appropriate evidence and methods of citation.

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