Minor in Popular Culture

The Minor in Popular Culture Studies is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music or Bachelor of Science program. Students seeking this minor are expected to take a minimum of 21 credit hours beyond the 1000 level, with 6 credit hours at or above the 3000 level and with no more than 9 credit hours taken in a single department. Appropriate courses can be chosen from the following lists.

15 credit hours from:

• CTMP2335.03 The Artist and Society
• CTMP2336.03/CHIN2052.03 East Meets West in Popular Culture
• EMSP2313.03/CTMP2313.03 The Vampire: Modernity and the Undead
• EMSP2320.03/GWST2320.03/RELS2420.03 Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe
• ENGL2006.03 Cultural Studies
• ENGL2080.03 Cartoons and Comics
• ENGL2085.03 Video Games: Story, World and Play
• ENGL2095.03 Narrative in the Cinema
• ENGL2231.03 Foundations of Science Fiction
• ENGL2232.03 Contemporary Science Fiction
• ENGL2235.03 Tolkien: Fantasy and Medievalism
• ENGL2238.03 Children’s Literature
• FILM2360.03/THEA2360.03 Popular Cinema
• FILM2370.03/THEA2370.03 Animated Film
• FILM2911.03/THEA2911.03 Stars and Stardom on Stage and Screen
• FREN2666.03 The End of the World: From “Apocalypse” to “Zombies”
• HSTC2500.03 Science Fiction in Film
• MUSC2016.03 Topics in Music and Cinema
• MUSC2018.03 Popular Music Until 1960
• MUSC2019.03 The Rock ‘n’ Roll Era and Beyond
• MUSC2020.03 The History of Jazz
• SOSA2270.03 Introduction to Popular Culture
• SOSA2271.03 Popular Culture in a Global Context
• THEA2400.06 Cave to Café: Costume and Identity from Antiquity to 1700

6 credit hours from:

• CRWR3100.03 Songwriting: Creative Writing for Lyric Forms
• CTMP3305.03 Modern Film and the Theory of the Gaze
• CTMP3322.03 Representations of the Holocaust: Remembrance
• ENGL3300.03 TV: Theory and Criticism
• ENGL3301.03 Graphic Novels
• ENGL3305.03 Fan Culture
• FILM4391.03/THEA4391.03 Special Topics in Popular Cinema
• FREN3750.03 Popular Literature and the Rise of Mass Culture
• FREN3730.03 The Franco-Belgian Comic Strip • HIST4250.03 Popular Culture in the Atlantic World 1650-1850
• HIST4303.03/GWST4303.03 The Birth of Pop: How Visual Culture Makes Meaning
• JOUR3560.03 Great Journalists
• MUSC3360.03 African-American Vernacular Music
• MUSC4354.03 Popular Music Analysis • SOSA3105.03 Media and Society
• THEA3912.03/GWST3912.03 Gender Theory and Contemporary Performance

For more information, please consult the Academic Calendar (academiccalendar.dal.ca).