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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.