Thunder Bay • Orillia

Honours BASc (Media, Film, & Communications Major) (O) - Introduction to Visual Media

Media Studies 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