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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 3630 Vietnam War in Literature and Film
AMST 4500 Participatory Documentary and Civil Rights Movement
ENMC 3630 Vietnam War in Literature and Film
HIUS 3559 From Mowtown to Hip Hop
EDHS 3100 Media Socialization, Racial Stereotypes and Black Adolescent Identity
ENMC 4500 Social Media, Gender, and the Global South*
MDST 3105 Latina/o Media Studies
MDST 3205 New Latin American Cinema*
MDST 3306 Sexuality, Gender, Class and Race in Teen Film
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
MDST 3559 Borderlands and Imperial Frontiers in Pop Culture (cross-listed AMST 3559 course will also count)
MDST 3559 Cultures of Hip Hop (cross-listed AMST 3559 course will also count)
MDST 3559 Gender and Sexuality in Fashion and Film (cross-listed GETR 3559 course will also count)
MDST 3559 Media and Jewish Youth Culture
MDST 3559 Race and Sound in American Culture
MDST 3559 Cultures of Hip-Hop (cross-listed AMST 3559 course will also count)
MDST 3559 Selves, Selfies and Society
MDST 3600 Women and Television
MDST 3670 Sports, Media, and Society (effective Fall 2016)
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 4559 Race and Media
MDST 4559 Celebrities of Color
MDST 4559 Race and Sound in American Culture
MESA 4559 Social Media, Gender, and the Global South*
SAST 3300 The Pleasures of Bollywood: Melodram, Realism, Mythos*
WGS 3210 Gender, Sport and Film
WGS 4500 Gender in South Asian Cinema*