ENGL 1040 Reading Popular Culture

This course introduces students to methods of analyzing forms of cultural expression. It engages students in the serious study of diverse creative media including film, television, literature, video games, electronic texts, jokes, advertising, graffiti, cartoons, song lyrics and consumer goods. Explicit instruction in clear and forceful writing is an important component of this course.

Note: This courseĀ meets the writing requirement when taken with any one of ENGL 1005.03, ENGL 1015.03, ENGL 1025.03, ENGL 1050.03, ENGL 1060.03 or ENGL 1100.03. For the non-writing-requirement version or ENGL 1040, see ENGL 1041.