UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

AMS3300 - American Popular Culture

AMS 3300 American Popular Culture (3 semester hours) Examines American culture historically through some of its most popular cultural forms: fiction, film, magazines, advertising, music, sports, television and media. Considers the economics of cultural production, ways of critically reading popular texts, and how consumers make use of popular culture. Pays particular attention to the ways gender, race, and class influence how popular texts are created and consumed. (3-0) Y