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Diversity and Identity Approved Course List

Students who declared a Media Studies Major on or after October 15, 2013 must complete at least one elective from this list. Courses with an asterisk(*) also fulfill the Non-U.S. Requirement.

AMST 3355 Border Media
AMST 3559 Native American Popular Culture (S17)
AMST 3630 Vietnam War in Literature and Film
AMST 4472 Hollywood Cinema's Golden Age: The 1930s
AMST 4500 Participatory Documentary and Civil Rights Movement
ASL 4810 Deafness in Literature & Film
EDHS 3100 Media Socialization, Racial Stereotypes and Black Adolescent Identity
ENMC 3630 Vietnam War in Literature and Film
ENMC 3630 Vietnam War Lit & Film
ENMC 4500 Social Media, Gender, and the Global South*
ENSP 4301 Global Indigenous Media
HIUS 3559 From Motown to Hip Hop (F15)
MDST 3105 Latina/o Media Studies
MDST 3205 New Latin American Cinema*
MDST 3306 Sexuality, Gender, Class and Race in Teen Film
MDST 3355 Border Media (cross-listed AMST 3355 will also count)
MDST 3406 The Wire: Understanding Urban America Through TV at its Best
MDST 3407 Racial Borders & American Cinema
MDST 3409 LGBTQ Issues in Media (cross-listed WGS 3409 course will also count)
MDST 3505 Special Topics in Diversity and Identity in Media (all topics)
MDST 3559 Media and Protest: Case Study The 1960s (S18)
MDST 3559 Media Bodies (S18)
MDST 3559 Reading Black Digital Culture (F17)
MDST 3559 White Out: Screening White Supremecy (S18)
MDST 3600 Women and Television
MDST 3740 Cultures of Hip-Hop
MDST 3670 Sports, Media, and Society (effective Fall 2016)
MDST 3760 #BlackTwitter and Black Digital Culture
MDST 4107 Feminism and the Public Sphere
MDST 4108 Media, Drugs, and Violence in Latin America*
MDST 4109 Civil Rights Movement and the Media
MDST 4110 Gender Non-Conformity in Media Culture (cross-listed course WGS 4110 will also count)
MDST 4200 Sex and Gender Go to the Movies (cross-listed courses WGS 4200 and SOC 4200 will also count)
MDST 4310 Celebrity Culture
MDST 4320 Celebrities of Color
MDST 4559 Black Girl Magic in Media (S18)
MDST 4559 Critical Game Design (S18)
MDST 4559 Cyber War* (S18)
MDST 4559 Game Culture (F18)
MDST 4559 Media Access: Policy, Technology, and Difference (F19)
MESA 4559 Social Media, Gender, and the Global South*
SAST 3300 The Pleasures of Bollywood: Melodram, Realism, Mythos*
SOC 4200 Sex & Gender Go to the Movies
WGS 3210 Gender, Sport and Film
WGS 4110 Gender Non-Conformity in Media
WGS 4200 Sex & Gender Go to the Movies
WGS 4500 Gender in South Asian Cinema*