2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Cultural Studies Minor

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Degree Type Offered: Minor

Consists of 18 credit hours including the following courses:

SOC-232 Cultural Studies

SOC-431EX Public Culture

And four courses (at least 3 credits from each category) from the following electives:

Note: Courses for the minor must be taken in at least three different departments. No more than one May Term course will count toward the minor.

Cultural Theory

ART-300W Modern & Post-Modern Art

COMM-230 Communication Technologies: History, Culture, and Society

COMM-240 Contemporary Media Industries

ENG-200 Introduction to English Studies

PHIL-333W Contemporary Philosophy

PHIL-420W Postmodernism

PSCI-401E Contemporary Political Thought

SOC-302W Contemporary Social Theory

SOC-331 Cultural Theory at the Movies

THEA/ENG-362W Contemporary Drama

Cultural Politics

COMM-335 Communicating Sex and Gender

COMM-340 Representations of Gender, Race & Class

ENG-221 The Images of "folk" in Literature

ENG-243 Native American Literature and Culture

FREN-350 Special Topics in Culture

HIST-335 Women's History in Asia

PHIL-322EW Ethics and Identity

PSCI/SOC-205 Global Identities

PSCI-332 Women & Politics

SOC-233 Social History of Jazz in America

SOC-333 Racial and Ethnic Studies

SOC-334 Gender and Sexuality Studies

SOC-335 Immigrants in the Shenandoah Valley

SOC-361 Development and Underdevelopment in the Modern World

SPAN-350 Special Topics in Culture

Cultural Change

ART-316 Metal Sculpture

ART-322 Web Design and Development

ART-323 Graphic Design

ART-335 Painting

ART-344 Photography

ART-347 Videography I

COMM/ENG-255W Introduction to News Writing

COMM/ENG-305 Multimedia Reporting and Writing

COMM-306 Investigative Journalism & Documentary

COMM-420 Political Campaigning in Virtual Environments

FREN-315 Special Topics in Writing

THEA-200 Theatre Production: Costumes and Scenery

THEA-225 Scenic Painting

THEA-310 Production Laboratory/Applied Performance (acting, Movement)

THEA-311 Production Laboratory/Applied Performance (Lighting, Costumes and Makeup, Scenic Painting, Scenery and Props, Technical Direction, and Sound)

THEA-312 Production Laboratory/Applied Performance (stage Management, Dramaturgy, Assistant Directing)

THEA-355 Environmental Theatre

Other elective courses, including those from study abroad programs, may be included with departmental approval.