CES 205 Cultural Studies • 5 Cr.
What (and who) makes culture in America? Study some of the most important thrusts in Cultural Studies, and trace the history of Cultural Studies as a field. Themes may include the development of cultural studies, high/low brow culture, and analyses of art, film, media, and network societies.
After completing this class, students should be able to:At the end of this course, students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate a general knowledge and comprehension of the area of Television Studies through the field of Cultural Studies. 2. Demonstrate their comprehension and utilization of some of the basic tools of "doing culture." 3. Demonstrate a general understanding of the history of Cultural Studies. 4. Show their critical understanding of the field of Cultural Studies, its history and its future, including the understanding of a Cultural Sociological approach to inquiries regarding the impact of our private and public lives.