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Spring 2017

Core Course

Information 103 History of Information
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 33594

This course is a Media Studies 104 core equivalent. In past semesters, this course was cross-listed between four departments and programs: Cognitive Science C103, Information C103, History C192 and Media Studies C104C. Beginning spring 2017, the course is only offered by Information and the seats are divided among the four departments and programs.

Media Studies 101 Visual Communications
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 19499
Media Studies 103 Understanding Journalism
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 32073
Media Studies 104 A Freedom of Speech and the Press
  • Units: 3
  • Class Number: 19511
Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 19513

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use it as a Media Studies 104 equivalent course instead.

Media Studies 190 Special Topics in Media Studies: How Watergate Changed Journalism Forever
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 19515

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use Tom Goldstein's Media Studies 190 as a Media Studies 103 equivalent course instead.

Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 19513

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use it as a Media Studies 104 equivalent course instead.

Media Studies 190 Special Topics in Media Studies: How Watergate Changed Journalism Forever
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 19515

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use Tom Goldstein's Media Studies 190 as a Media Studies 103 equivalent course instead.

Prerequisite Course

Anthropology 3 AC Introduction to Social/Cultural Anthropology
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 12463

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Economics 1 Introduction to Economics
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 14098

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Economics 2 Introduction to Economics -- Lecture Format
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 14123

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

History 7 B The United States from Civil War to Present
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 16033

American History Prerequisite

History 124 B The United States from World War II to the Vietnam Era
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 16171

American History Prerequisite

Political Science 1 Introduction to American Politics
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 21077

US Government and Politics Prerequisite

Psychology 1 General Psychology
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 21570

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Psychology W 1 General Psychology
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 21589

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Psychology 2 Principles of Psychology
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 21590

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Sociology 1 Introduction to Sociology
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 22709

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Sociology 3 AC Principles of Sociology: American Cultures
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 22726

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Research Methods Course

Psychology 101 Research and Data Analysis in Psychology
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 21656

This upper-division research methods course may be best for students who are planning to double major (Media Studies and Psychology) or have a strong background in Psychology. Consult with the Department of Psychology staff or instructor if you are uncertain whether this course would be appropriate for you.

Sociology 5 Evaluation of Evidence
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22727
Sociology 105 Research Design and Sociological Methods
  • 5 Units
  • Class Number 22774

This upper-division research methods course may be best for students who are planning to double major (Media Studies and Sociology) or have a strong background in Sociology. Consult with the Department of Sociology staff or instructor if you are uncertain whether this course would be appropriate for you.

Elective Course

Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 19513

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use it as a Media Studies 104 equivalent course instead.

Media Studies 190 Special Topics in Media Studies: How Watergate Changed Journalism Forever
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 19515

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use Tom Goldstein's Media Studies 190 as a Media Studies 103 equivalent course instead.

African American Studies 142 AC Race and American Film
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 12315
American Studies 101 Examining U.S. Cultures in Time: The Golden Age of Advertising
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 12390
Anthropology 160 AC Forms of Folklore
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 31449
Armenian 126 Armenian Culture and Film
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 32814
Asian American Studies 132 AC Islamophobia and Constructing Otherness
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 13053
Asian American Studies 138 Topics in Asian Popular Culture
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 31958
Ethnic Studies 103 A The Pacific War: Racialization, Empire, and Popular Culture
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 34014
Ethnic Studies 122 AC Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 15061
Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: Film Noir
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 15167

This course is cross-listed with German 182.

Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: Gothic Horror
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 15168

This course is cross-listed with Rhetoric 131T.

Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: History of Animation
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 32947
Film and Media 128 Documentary
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 15173
Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: Sound
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 15175
Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: Color Theory
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 15176

This course is cross-listed with Rhetoric 135T.

Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: The Italian Cinema--When Italy Meets America
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 33032

This course is cross-listed with Italian 170.

Film and Media 151 Auteur Theory: Silent Film Comedy - Chaplin and Keaton
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 15179
Film and Media 160 National Cinema: Soviet Film Style, From Silence to Sound
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 15183

This course is cross-listed with Slavic 138.

Film and Media 160 National Cinema: Anime
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 15184
This course is cross-listed with Japan 188.

This course is cross-listed with Japanese 188.

French 178 B Studies in French Film: Women Directors
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 31519
Geography 160 B American Cultural Landscapes
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 32372

 

German 182 German Cinema in Exile: Film Noir
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 32966

This course is cross-listed with Film and Media 108: Special Topics in Film Genre: Film Noir.

History 122 AC Antebellum America: The Advent of Mass Society
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 32107
Interdisciplinary Studies 100 C Language and Identity
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 31415
Italian Studies 170 The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 31839

This course is cross-listed with Film and Media 140: Special Topics in Film: The Italian Cinema--When Italy Meets America.

Japanese 188 Japanese Visual Culture: Introduction to Anime
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 31451
This course is cross-listed with Japan 188.

This course is cross-listed with Film and Media 160: National Cinema: Anime.

Korean 187 HIstory and Memory in Korean Cinema
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 31458
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Studies 146 Cultural Representations of Sexualities
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 17764
Letters and Science C 180 U Wealth and Poverty
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 17695

This course is combined with Public Policy C103: Wealth and Poverty.

Media Studies 160 International Media
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 19512
Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 19513

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use it as a Media Studies 104 equivalent course instead.

Media Studies 180 Television Studies
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 19514
Media Studies 190 Special Topics in Media Studies: How Watergate Changed Journalism Forever
  • 3 Units
  • Class Number 19515

This course is an elective. In spring 2017, students have special approval to use Tom Goldstein's Media Studies 190 as a Media Studies 103 equivalent course instead.

Political Science 106 A American Politics: Campaign Strategy - Media
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 21123
Political Science 161 Public Opinion, Voting and Participation
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 21230
Psychology 160 Social Psychology
  • Units: 3
  • Class Number: 21770
Psychology 166 AC Cultural Psychology
  • Units: 3
  • Class Number: 31257
Public Policy C 103 Wealth and Poverty
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 28371

This course is combined with L&S C180U: Wealth and Poverty.

Rhetoric 131 T Genre in Film and Literature: Gothic Horror
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 22183

This course is cross-listed with Film and Media 108: Special Topics in Film Genre: Gothic Horror.

Rhetoric 135 T Special Topics in Film: Color Theory
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 33060

This course is cross-listed with Film and Media 140: Special Topics in Film: Color Theory.

Slavic Languages and Literature 138 Topics in Russian and Soviet Film: Soviet Film Style, From Silence to Sound
  • 4 Units
  • Class Number 31911

This course is cross-listed with Film and Media 160: National Cinema: Soviet Film Style, From Silence to Sound.

Sociology 110 Organizations and Social Institutions
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22777
Sociology 111 AC Sociology of Family
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22778
Sociology 113 AC Sociology of Education
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22779
Sociology 117 Sport As a Social Institution
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22785
Sociology 133 Sociology of Gender
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22804
Sociology 140 Politics and Social Change
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22816
Sociology 150 Social Psychology
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 22821
Sociology 160 Sociology of Culture
  • Units: 4
  • Class Number: 30963
Sociology 163 Popular Culture
  • Units: 3
  • Class Number: 22823
Undergraduate Business Administration 106 Marketing
  • Units: 3
  • Class Number: 10665
Undergraduate Business Administration 160 Consumer Behavior
  • Units: 3
  • Class Number: 10718