2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog DRAFT 
    
    Apr 25, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog DRAFT
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AMST 3740: American Popular Culture

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102  
Critical analysis of popular culture in American society. A particular offering of the course could focus on a specific area of popular culture (e.g., books, music, sports, food, mass consumption or advertising) or survey several of those topics. Historical and theoretical readings will support students' analysis of primary texts, including examples highlighting the globalization of American popular culture, mass markets and niche markets, the social formation of taste, and shifts in society's preferences for mass consumption in different time periods.

Notes: Course may be repeated for credit provided the content differs entirely from the previous offering.



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