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SOC 372 – Popular Culture (4)

Critical examination of contemporary popular culture from a sociological perspective. Debates in the field of cultural sociology, including a critique of the distinction between 'high' and 'low' forms of culture, the social distinction between work and leisure time, the influence of society on individual patterns of consumption and personal taste, and the sociology of everyday life. Specific topics include mass media, sports, leisure activities, fashion, youth culture, science fiction, music, talk shows, soap operas, internet chat rooms, personal ads, home shopping, and folklore. This course may be subject to Enforced Prerequisites that restrict registration into the course. Check the offerings below for more information.

Course Attributes
Core, Pers, Diff/Power/Disc

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TermCRNSecCrP/NInstructorTypeStatusCapAvailWL CapWL Avail
W21396244004Stanley, K.Online Open30301010
Class Notes: Online section.  [ Textbooks]
Syllabus: Available in Canvas to students enrolled in this course. Or contact instructor to request syllabus.
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= This is a Baccalaureate Core course
= Fees may apply to this course
Registration Restrictions:
+ = Include restriction (may register if you meet this criteria)
- = Exclude restriction (may not register if you meet this criteria)
* = Prerequisite may be taken prior to or simultaneously with this course