Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

Undergraduate Courses

MCC Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Please note: the sample syllabi may not reflect the final versions; content, schedule, requirements, assignments, and other information may change. Do not use these samples as a basis for buying textbooks, scheduling, preparing assignments, etc. Instead, refer to Albert for course schedules, and for current course details refer to the syllabus provided by the instructor.

  • MCC-UE 0001 - Introduction to Media Studies
  • MCC-UE 0003 - History of Media and Communication
  • MCC-UE 0005 - Introduction to Human Communication and Culture
  • MCC-UE 0014 - Media and Cultural Analysis (formerly titled "Introduction to Media Criticism")
  • MCC-UE 1002 - Space and Place in Human Communication
  • MCC-UE 1003 - Introduction to Digital Media
  • MCC-UE 1005 - The Culture Industries
  • MCC-UE 1006 - Television: History and Form
  • MCC-UE 1007 - Film: History and Form
  • MCC-UE 1008 - Video Games: Culture and Industry
  • MCC-UE 1009 - Psychoanalysis: Desire and Culture
  • MCC-UE 1010 - Censorship in American Culture
  • MCC-UE 1011 - Media and Migration
  • MCC-UE 1012 - Crime, Violence and Media
  • MCC-UE 1013 - Political Communication
  • MCC-UE 1014 - Mass Persuasion and Propaganda
  • MCC-UE 1015 - Advertising and Society
  • MCC-UE 1016 - Media Audiences
  • MCC-UE 1017 - Youth Media and Social Change
  • MCC-UE 1018 - Kids in Media Culture
  • MCC-UE 1019 - Media and Identity
  • MCC-UE 1020 - The Business of Media
  • MCC-UE 1021 - Dead Media Research Studio
  • MCC-UE 1022 - Latino Media
  • MCC-UE 1023 - East Asian Media and Popular Culture
  • MCC-UE 1024 - Amateur Media
  • MCC-UE 1025 - Race and Media
  • MCC-UE 1026 - Disability, Technology and Media
  • MCC-UE 1027 - Media and the Environment
  • MCC-UE 1028 - Ethics and Media
  • MCC-UE 1029 - New Media Research Studio
  • MCC-UE 1030 - Architecture as Media: Communication Through the Built Environment
  • MCC-UE 1031 - Digital Theory and Practice (formerly Digital Literacy)
  • MCC-UE 1032 - Social Media Networking
  • MCC-UE 1033 Critical Making (NEW for Spring 2015!)
  • MCC-UE 1034 - Media, Technology and Society
  • MCC-UE 1036 - On the Phone: Telephone and Mobile Communication Technology
  • MCC-UE 1037 - Music and Media
  • MCC-UE 1040 - Health Media and Communication
  • MCC-UE 1065 - Media Events and Spectacle
  • MCC-UE 1100 - Internship
  • MCC-UE 1140 - Screening History: The Construction of American History in Hollywood Films
  • MCC-UE 1151 - Media History of New York
  • MCC-UE 1152 - Cultural Capital: Media and Arts in New York City
  • MCC-UE 1200 - Senior Media Seminar
  • MCC-UE 1210 - Senior Honors in Media, Culture, and Communication
  • MCC-UE 1300 - Media and Global Communication
  • MCC-UE 1302 - Global Television
  • MCC-UE 1303 - Privacy and Media Technology
  • MCC-UE 1304 - Global Media and International Law
  • MCC-UE 1305 - Communication and International Development
  • MCC-UE 1306 - Transnational Media Flows
  • MCC-UE 1310 - Culture and Media in Urban China
  • MCC-UE 1340 - Religion and Media
  • MCC-UE 1341 - Middle East Media (formerly Islam, Media and the West)
  • MCC-UE 1342 - Sounds In and Out of Africa
  • MCC-UE 1345 - Fashion and Power
  • MCC-UE 1346 - Fame (NEW for Spring 2014!)
  • MCC-UE 1347 - Culture of the Screen: From the Cinematic to the Handheld
  • MCC-UE 1351 - War As Media
  • MCC-UE 1352 - Empire, Revolution and Media
  • MCC-UE 1401 - Global Cultures and Identities
  • MCC-UE 1402 - Marxism and Culture
  • MCC-UE 1403 - Postcolonial Visual Culture
  • MCC-UE 1404 - Media and the Culture of Money
  • MCC-UE 1405 - Copyright, Commerce and Culture
  • MCC-UE 1406 - Hacker Culture & Politics
  • MCC-UE 1407 - Gender, Sex and the Global
  • MCC-UE 1408 - Queer Identity and Popular Culture
  • MCC-UE 1409 - Consumption, Culture, and Identity
  • MCC-UE 1410 - Global Visual Culture
  • MCC-UE 1411 - Visual Culture of Science and Technology
  • MCC-UE 1412 - Introduction to Visual Culture
  • MCC-UE 1450 - Global Media Seminar (now listed at 9450)
  • MCC-UE 1508 - Print, Typography and Form
  • MCC-UE 1517 - Photography and the Visual Archive
  • MCC-UE 1571 - The Rise of Internet Media
  • MCC-UE 1585 Creative Coding (NEW for Spring 2015!)
  • MCC-UE 1700 - Gender and Communication
  • MCC-UE 1717 - Listening: Noise, Sound and Music
  • MCC-UE 1740 - Interviewing Strategies
  • MCC-UE 1745 - Organizational Communication
  • MCC-UE 1750 - Public Relations: Theory and Process
  • MCC-UE 1755 - Public Relations: Principles and Practices
  • MCC-UE 1760 - Innovations in Marketing (Section 001)
  • MCC-UE 1760 - Innovations in Marketing (Section 002)
  • MCC-UE 1762 - Cultural Geography of Commodities: Coffee
  • MCC-UE 1775 - Advertising and Marketing
  • MCC-UE 1780 - Advertising Campaigns
  • MCC-UE 1800 - Political Rhetoric
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