Marginalization and the Media – Honors

3 credits


College of Arts and Science

Communication 2648 Honors presents an overview of how social identities of marginalized groups are constructed within the broader media landscape. In particular it focuses on how the media, in various manners, represents marginalized groups in society. Further, it gives an effective overview of the effects of stereotypical imagery on viewers. However it also provides an introduction to the prosocial representations and effects across a variety of media. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Honors eligibility required. Recommended: COMMUN 2100H.