Core Course

Information 103 History of Information

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 38039
  • Spring 2018

This course is a Media Studies 104 core equivalent. In past semesters, this course was combined among 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 # 27780
  • Spring 2018

Special note: Media Studies 101 will not have a wait list during Enrollment Phase I. A wait list will be added during Enrollment Phase II. Students in the major are advised to enroll in this course during Phase I.

Media Studies 103 Understanding Journalism

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32263
  • Spring 2018

Special note: Media Studies 103 will not have a wait list during Enrollment Phase I. A wait list will be added during Enrollment Phase II. Students in the major are advised to enroll in this course during Phase I.

Media Studies 104 A Freedom of Speech and the Press

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 27791
  • Spring 2018

Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 27793
  • Spring 2018

This course is an elective. In Spring 2018, students have permission to use this course as a MediaSt 104 subsitute.

Prerequisite Course

Anthropology 3 AC Introduction to Social/Cultural Anthropology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22060
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Economics 1 Introduction to Economics

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 23421
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Economics 2 Introduction to Economics -- Lecture Format

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 23446
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24996
  • Spring 2018

American History Prerequisite

History 7 B Introduction to the History of the United States: The United States from Civil War to Present

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24937
  • Spring 2018

American History Prerequisite

Political Science 1 Introduction to American Politics

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 29102
  • Spring 2018

US Government and Politics Prerequisite

Psychology 1 General Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 29479
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Psychology W 1 General Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 29498
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Psychology 2 Principles of Psychology

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 29499
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Sociology 1 Introduction to Sociology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30223
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Sociology 3 AC Principles of Sociology: American Cultures

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30240
  • Spring 2018

Introduction to Social Science Prerequisite

Research Methods Course

Psychology 101 Research and Data Analysis in Psychology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 29550
  • Spring 2018

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 # 30284
  • Spring 2018

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 # 40942
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 5 Evaluation of Evidence

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 40943
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 7 The Power of Numbers: Quantitative Data in Social Sciences

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30250
  • Spring 2018

Elective Course

African American Studies 142 AC Race and American Film

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 21591
  • Spring 2018

American Studies 101 Examining U.S. Cultures in Time: Race, Class and Nutrition in the Progressive Era (1890 - 1920)

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39408
  • Spring 2018

American Studies 101 Examining U.S. Cultures in Time: The Great Exhaling: Culture, Politics and History, 1946-1952

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22008
  • Spring 2018

American Studies 102 Sect. 2 Examining U.S. Cultures in Place: American Themescapes

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39409
  • Spring 2018

American Studies 102 Sect. 4 Examining U.S. Cultures in Place: Staging California

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 40843
  • Spring 2018

Anthropology 160 AC Forms of Folklore

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39408
  • Spring 2018

Asian American Studies 132 AC Islamophobia and Constructing Otherness

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 22576
  • Spring 2018

East Asian Languages 101 Catastrophe, Memory, and Narrative: Comparative Responses to Atrocity in the Twentieth Century

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39278
  • Spring 2018

Education 183 High School, The Movie

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 37461
  • Spring 2018

English 173 The Language and Literature of Films: (Post)colonial Film

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 38962
  • Spring 2018

Ethnic Studies 122 AC Ethnicity and Race in Contemporary American Films

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24203
  • Spring 2018

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24293
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Rhetoric 131T (29870).

Film and Media 108 Special Topics in Film Genre: Science Fiction

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32582
  • Spring 2018

Film and Media 128 Documentary

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24296
  • Spring 2018

Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: Close-Up and Scale in the Cinema

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24298
  • Spring 2018

Film and Media 140 Special Topics in Film: After the Digital

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32628
  • Spring 2018

Film and Media 151 Auteur Theory: Sergei Eisenstein

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39090
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Slavic 138-001 (32173).

Film and Media 151 Auteur Theory: The Coen Brothers

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 24300
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Rhetoric 132T (40955).

French 141 France, Europe, and the Refugee "Crisis": Explorations in Fiction and Film

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39616
  • Spring 2018

French 170 Introduction to French Cinema

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39629
  • Spring 2018

Gender and Women's Studies 126 Film, Feminism, and the Avant-Garde

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39436
  • Spring 2018

German 160 B Politics and Culture in 20th-Century Germany: Fascism and Propaganda

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39137
  • Spring 2018

Global 100 S Global Societies and Culture

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32682
  • Spring 2018

Offered through Interdisciplinary Social Science Programs

History 122 AC Antebellum America: The Advent of Mass Society

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32285
  • Spring 2018

History 182 A Topics in the History of Technology: Technology and Society

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39672
  • Spring 2018

Information C 167 Virtual Communities/Social Media

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 37949
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Sociology C167 (30319).

Interdisciplinary Studies 100 C Language and Identity

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31940
  • Spring 2018

Interdisciplinary Studies 110 C Special Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies: Free Speech in the Public Sphere: An Interdisciplinary Approach

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 41547
  • Spring 2018

Italian Studies 170 The Italian Cinema: History, Genres, Authors: Projecting Ancient Rome

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32137
  • Spring 2018

Japan 181 Reframing Disaster: Fukushima, Before and After

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39290
  • Spring 2018

Korean 186 Introduction to Korean Cinema

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 39292
  • Spring 2018

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

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 26251
  • Spring 2018

Letters and Science C 180 U Wealth and Poverty

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 26197
  • Spring 2018

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

Media Studies 160 International Media

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 27792
  • Spring 2018

Media Studies 170 Cultural History of Advertising

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 27793
  • Spring 2018

Media Studies 180 Television Studies

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 27794
  • Spring 2018

Political Science 106 A American Politics: Campaign Strategy - Media

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 29147
  • Spring 2018

Political Science 164 A Political Psychology and Involvement

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 41185
  • Spring 2018

Portugese 113 Brazil: Film and Word. Movies as a Gateway to Brazilian History and Culture (in English)

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 40939
  • Spring 2018

Public Policy C 103 Wealth and Poverty

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 37756
  • Spring 2018

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

Rhetoric 131 T Genre in Film and Literature: Western Noir

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 29870
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Film 108-002 (24293).

Rhetoric 132 T Auteur in Film: The Coen Brothers

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 40955
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Film and Media 151-001 (24300).

Rhetoric 137 Rhetoric of the Image

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32672
  • Spring 2018

Rhetoric 139 Rhetoric of Visual Witnessing

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 40956
  • Spring 2018

Rhetoric 171 The Problem of Mass Culture and the Rhetoric of Social Theory

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 33363
  • Spring 2018

Slavic Languages and Literature 138 Topics in Russian and Soviet Film: Sergei Eisenstein

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 32173
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Film 108-002 (24293).

Sociology 110 Organizations and Social Institutions

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30287
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 111 AC Sociology of Family

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30288
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 113 AC Sociology of Education

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30289
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 133 Sociology of Gender

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30301
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 140 Politics and Social Change

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30313
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 150 Social Psychology

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30316
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 160 Sociology of Culture

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 31650
  • Spring 2018

Sociology 163 Popular Culture

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 30318
  • Spring 2018

Sociology C 167 Virtual Communities/Social Media

  • 4 Units
  • Class # 30319
  • Spring 2018

This course is combined with Information C167 (37949).

Undergraduate Business Administration 106 Marketing

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 20307
  • Spring 2018

Undergraduate Business Administration 160 Consumer Behavior

  • 3 Units
  • Class # 20352
  • Spring 2018