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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCIOL 120G - Sociology of Popular Culture

Formerly The Sociology of Popular Culture
4 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded or pass/fail
Course can be counted for credit once

This course examines popular culture from a sociological and comparative perspective with emphasis on the influence of media and entertainment in everyday life, the production and consumption of popular culture domestically and globally, and consumer culture and leisure. Specific topics vary and may include Hollywood movies and television, Disney theme parks, popular music, fashion and style, new media technologies, shopping, and sports.

Course Attribute(s):
First Year Seminar

Enrollment Requirements:
Degree students only with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.

Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).