MEDIA AND CONSUMER CULTURE
Session
Full Term Session
Class Number
22359
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
1/19/2021 - 5/1/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
This course will examine consumer culture in the twentieth and twenty-first century us. It examines advertising, the rise of the brand, and their roles in the commercialization of mass media. Of particular importance will be the role that race, class, and gender have played in shaping consumer culture (and vice versa), as well as the significance of the shift from a society based on an understanding of citizens based on democratic practices to one based on consumerist practices.
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: (COMMRC 0320 or COMM 0102) and [ENGCMP 0200 or (ENGCMP 0203 or 0205 or 0207 or 0208 or 0250 or FP 0003 or 0006 or ENGCMP 0004 or 0006 or 0020 or ENG 0102)]; MIN GRADE 'C' for all listed courses
Class Attributes
DSAS Diversity General Ed. Requirement
Online
SCI Diversity General Ed. Requirements
Class Notes

This is a CGS web course delivered entirely online through the CANVAS learning management system (LMS). The course consists of a combination of online and off-line activities and participation in asynchronous and/or synchronous meetings and discussions. Online interaction is required each week as outlined in the class syllabus and schedule. Students must have reliable internet access to take this course. Students complete the course requirements within one term and move through the course materials as a cohort.

The planned operational modality for this class is REMOTE. For more information please visit http://www.provost.pitt.edu/students/student-success-flexpitt/flex-pitt-guarded-risk-posture-all-students-remote/

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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Curry Chandler
Meets
TBA
Meeting Dates
01/19/2021 - 05/01/2021
Room
WEB Based Class
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Enrollment Restrictions
College of General Studies
Available Seats: 0
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
25
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
25
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
1
Wait List Capacity
20