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Media Studies (MDST) Courses Listing - Introduction to Media Studies II

Media Studies 1030 Introduction to Media Studies II
An introduction to the critical analysis of visual media. Topics include: ideologies and issues of power in visual representation with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexuality, disability and age, from a social justice perspective. Students will analyze new media, photography, advertising, film, video and TV news, as well as intermedia, multi-media and re-mediated visual texts, to investigate visual media in relation to society, culture and the arts.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): Media Studies 1010 or permission of the instructor
Offering: 0-0; 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences