|SOCI4503||Research Seminar in Popular Culture||3 ch (3S)|
This course examines the daily cultural artifacts that surround us, their multitude of meanings, and their use by social actors. This course will provide a historical background for understanding contemporary popular culture, and will investigate current theoretical debates on mass culture, popular culture and postmodernism.
Prerequisites: Sociology students - complete SOCI 1001 or equivalent, two-term courses in lower-level Sociology, SOCI 3000 and one of SOCI 3104 or SOCI 3105, all with grades of C or better. COMS Majors and Double-Major students - COMS 1001, COMS 1002, COMS 2001, COMS 3001 and COMS 3003, all with the grades of C or better.