Television in American Culture
Session
Six Week - First
Class Number
1050
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
An examination of the economic, social and artistic implications of television in the United States. Elements considered include television as a corporate structure, with emphasis on rating systems, programming philosophies and strategies, and demographic considerations; particular genres portrayed within daytime and prime-time television; sociological and psychological impact of television on American society; and television as a popular art. Recommended Preparation: One lower-level social sciences or humanities course focused on American society or culture.
Class Attributes
Arts and Humanities (GEP)
Arts and Humanities (GFR)
Notes
This is a synchronous online course. Students are expected to attend class online during the days/times listed in the meeting pattern. It requires reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
Michael Hummel
Meets
Tu 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Dates
06/01/2021 - 07/09/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Wait List
Seats Taken
30
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
30
Wait List Total
1
Wait List Capacity
5