Core Course

Information 103 History of Information

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 33594
  • Spring 2017

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 19499
  • Spring 2017

Media Studies 103 Understanding Journalism

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32073
  • Spring 2017

Media Studies 104 A Freedom of Speech and the Press

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 19511
  • Spring 2017

Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 19513
  • Spring 2017

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 # 19515
  • Spring 2017

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 # 12463
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Economics 1 Introduction to Economics

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 14098
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Economics 2 Introduction to Economics -- Lecture Format

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 14123
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

History 124 B The United States from World War II to the Vietnam Era

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 16171
  • Spring 2017

American History Prerequisite

History 7 B The United States from Civil War to Present

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 16033
  • Spring 2017

American History Prerequisite

Political Science 1 Introduction to American Politics

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 21077
  • Spring 2017

US Government and Politics Prerequisite

Psychology 1 General Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 21570
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Psychology W 1 General Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 21589
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Psychology 2 Principles of Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 21590
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Sociology 1 Introduction to Sociology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22709
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Sociology 3 AC Principles of Sociology: American Cultures

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22726
  • Spring 2017

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Research Methods Course

Psychology 101 Research and Data Analysis in Psychology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 21656
  • Spring 2017

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 105 Research Design and Sociological Methods

  • 5 Units
  • Class # 22774
  • Spring 2017

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.

Sociology 5 Evaluation of Evidence

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22727
  • Spring 2017

Elective Course

African American Studies 142 AC Race and American Film

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 12315
  • Spring 2017

American Studies 101 Examining U.S. Cultures in Time: The Golden Age of Advertising

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 12390
  • Spring 2017

Anthropology 160 AC Forms of Folklore

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31449
  • Spring 2017

Armenian 126 Armenian Culture and Film

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32814
  • Spring 2017

Asian American Studies 132 AC Islamophobia and Constructing Otherness

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 13053
  • Spring 2017

Asian American Studies 138 Topics in Asian Popular Culture

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31958
  • Spring 2017

Ethnic Studies 103 A The Pacific War: Racialization, Empire, and Popular Culture

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 34014
  • Spring 2017

Ethnic Studies 122 AC Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15061
  • Spring 2017

Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: Gothic Horror

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15168
  • Spring 2017

This course is cross-listed with Rhetoric 131T.

Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: Film Noir

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15167
  • Spring 2017

This course is cross-listed with German 182.

Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: History of Animation

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32947
  • Spring 2017

Film and Media 128 Documentary

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15173
  • Spring 2017

Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: The Italian Cinema--When Italy Meets America

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 33032
  • Spring 2017

This course is cross-listed with Italian 170.

Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: Sound

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15175
  • Spring 2017

Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: Color Theory

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15176
  • Spring 2017

This course is cross-listed with Rhetoric 135T.

Film and Media 151 Auteur Theory: Silent Film Comedy - Chaplin and Keaton

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15179
  • Spring 2017

Film and Media 160 National Cinema: Anime

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15184
  • Spring 2017
This course is cross-listed with Japan 188.

This course is cross-listed with Japanese 188.

Film and Media 160 National Cinema: Soviet Film Style, From Silence to Sound

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 15183
  • Spring 2017

This course is cross-listed with Slavic 138.

French 178 B Studies in French Film: Women Directors

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31519
  • Spring 2017

Geography 160 B American Cultural Landscapes

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32372
  • Spring 2017

German 182 German Cinema in Exile: Film Noir

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32966
  • Spring 2017

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32107
  • Spring 2017

Interdisciplinary Studies 100 C Language and Identity

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31415
  • Spring 2017

Italian Studies 170 The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31839
  • Spring 2017

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 # 31451
  • Spring 2017
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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31458
  • Spring 2017

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Studies 146 Cultural Representations of Sexualities

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 17764
  • Spring 2017

Letters and Science C 180 U Wealth and Poverty

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 17695
  • Spring 2017

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

Media Studies 160 International Media

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 19512
  • Spring 2017

Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 19513
  • Spring 2017

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 19514
  • Spring 2017

Media Studies 190 Special Topics in Media Studies: How Watergate Changed Journalism Forever

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 19515
  • Spring 2017

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 21123
  • Spring 2017

Political Science 161 Public Opinion, Voting and Participation

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 21230
  • Spring 2017

Psychology 160 Social Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 21770
  • Spring 2017

Psychology 166 AC Cultural Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 31257
  • Spring 2017

Public Policy C 103 Wealth and Poverty

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 28371
  • Spring 2017

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

Rhetoric 131 T Genre in Film and Literature: Gothic Horror

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22183
  • Spring 2017

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 # 33060
  • Spring 2017

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 # 31911
  • Spring 2017

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22777
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 111 AC Sociology of Family

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22778
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 113 AC Sociology of Education

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22779
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 117 Sport As a Social Institution

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22785
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 133 Sociology of Gender

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22804
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 140 Politics and Social Change

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22816
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 150 Social Psychology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22821
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 160 Sociology of Culture

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30963
  • Spring 2017

Sociology 163 Popular Culture

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 22823
  • Spring 2017

Undergraduate Business Administration 106 Marketing

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 10665
  • Spring 2017

Undergraduate Business Administration 160 Consumer Behavior

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 10718
  • Spring 2017