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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCI 3335 - Sociology of Popular Culture

This course examines popular culture, its nature, its role in our lives, and its broad effects on society, individuals, and culture from a sociological perspective. Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding how sociologists approach and study culture and mass media/popular culture; the organization of the mass media industry; the production and consumption of popular culture (including media effects); the representation and reproduction of race, class, gender and sexuality in popular culture; and new media.

Prerequisite: SOCI 1101