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COMM 463 - Popular Culture and Communication

(3 credits)
Prerequisite: COMM 226 or COMM 228 or COMM 229
This course explores the origins and development of popular culture in the mid-twentieth and early twenty-first century, examining a range of theoretical approaches to understanding, analyzing and participating in popular culture. The course primarily takes up television, film, advertising, popular music, and computer cyberculture, investigating how ethnicity, race, gender, class, age, religion, and sexuality both shape and are shaped by popular culture. Offered either semester.