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Type B: Social Sciences - Introduction to Visual Media

Media, Film, and Communications 1030 Introduction to Visual Media
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
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications:
  • Type A: Humanities
  • Type B: Social Sciences