Minor Coordinator

Kumru Toktamis
Office: Dekalb 101


Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary foundation for critical exploration of the relations between cultural practices, everyday life, and material production in economic, political, geographical, and historical contexts. The Minor develops critical thinking of the sociological imagination to grasp the intersection between personal biographies and history; grounds individual autonomy in the solid foundation of collective experiences and expressions; strengthens comprehending everyday power dynamics; and deepens ability to apply critical analysis in the arts, architecture, design, and the liberal arts.

How to Minor in Cultural Studies

The minor can be combined with any undergraduate major and requires the completion of 15 credits.

Required core (9 credits)
  • SS-330  Cultural Studies (3 credits)
  • SS-430  Methods of Cultural Analysis (3 credits)
  • SS-510  Controversies in Cultural Theory (3 credits)
Electives (choose 6 credits)
  • SS-350  Technology and the Future of Work (3 credits)
  • SS-355  Mass Media and Society (3 credits)
  • SS-460  Modern Political Thought (3 credits)
  • SS-537  Globalization: The Contemporary World Economy (3 credits)
  • SS-560  Space and Power (3 credits)

You should speak with your academic advisor and the minor coordinator before filling a minor declaration form.

See Cultural Studies, Minor  Overview and Academic Requirements