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Popular Culture Studies Course Descriptions

Popular Culture Course Descriptions

POP 201. INTRODUCTION TO POPULAR CULTURE STUDIES. (3) Prerequisite: ENG 100 or the equivalent or permission of instructor. An interdisciplinary introduction to the major theories and subjects of the study of popular culture.  The course offers a range of theoretical and methodological approaches to considering the producers, audiences, and meanings of the culture of everyday life in a variety of historical and cultural contexts. Colonnade E-AH | AH

POP 389. INDEPENDENT STUDIES IN POPULAR CULTURE STUDIES. (1-3) Prerequisites: Completion of POP 201, Junior or Senior standing, and permission of instructor. Supervised individual study in a topic or area of Popular Culture Studies that is of particular interest to the student. Requires instructor permission.

POP 399. SPECIAL TOPICS IN POPULAR CULTURE STUDIES. (3) A detailed study of special topics in popular culture studies.

POP 498. SENIOR SEMINAR IN POPULAR CULTURE STUDIES.  (1) Prerequisites:  POP 201 and at least 21 hours in major and senior standing, or permission of instructor. A capstone course designed for popular culture studies majors.  Under the guidance of a faculty mentor, students will complete a substantial independent research or creative project and share their work with peers in a seminar setting.

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