Minor Coordinator

Kumru Toktamis
ktoktami@pratt.edu
Office: Dekalb 101

Overview

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: Contemporary Economics (3 credits)
  • SS-560  Spaces, Movements, Identities (3 credits)

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

Minor Curriculum

Cultural Studies Minor, 2017
U7200.MINOR.10

  • Minor Requirements 1

    Complete the three required courses plus 9 credits from remaining elective list.

    SS-330 Cultural Studies

    SS-430 Methods Of Cultural Analysis

    SS-510 Controversies in Cultural Theory

    Complete 9 credits from the following course list:

    PHIL-207 History of Philosophy
    OR
    PHIL-307 Philosophy/Contemporary Cultural Theory
    OR
    SS-200 Sociology
    OR
    SS-202 Economics
    OR
    SS-209 Introduction to Anthropology
    OR
    SS-210 General Psychology
    OR
    SS-318 Heretics, Bandits and Rebels
    OR
    SS-340 Middle East Society & Culture
    OR
    SS-343 Latin American Society
    OR
    SS-350 Technology and Future of Work
    OR
    SS-355 Mass Media and Society
    OR
    SS-369 Perception and Creativity
    OR
    SS-460 Modern Political Thought
    OR
    SS-463 Women in Modern Society
    OR
    SS-480 Africa