2020 Spring SOCIOL 163 001 LEC 001

Popular Culture

Course Level
Undergraduate
Section Type
Lecture
Term Reference
2020 Spring
Instructor(s)
Course Times
TuTh 2:00pm - 3:29pm
Course Units
3
Course number
163
Course CCN
30315
Course Location
Kroeber 160
Course description

This course examines various forms of popular culture including media, subcultures, art, and consumer culture. We will begin the course with an examination of the definition of popular culture and how cultural texts, artifacts, and behavior come to be seen as popular. Then we will focus on sociological theories that will guide our understanding of popular culture.