SOCY 3802 Visual Sociology
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as SOC 25.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Visual media as a method for sociological data collection and critical analysis. Representations of collective identity and social conflict. Introduction to history of visual media. Role of visual media in contemporary society. New media technology as social practice. photographs, film, and video as sociological data. A substantial field research project is required.
Prerequisite: one of the following: Core Curriculum 1230 [2.3] with a grade of B- or higher; Core Studies 3 with a grade of B- or higher; Sociology *1101 ; or permission of the chairperson.