ENGL 147AA-ZZ

Official Course Title: 

Media History and Theory

Prerequisites: 

Writing 2 or 50 or 109AA-ZZ or English 10 or upper-division standing

Description: 

Letter grade only. May be repeated for credit provided the letter designations are different. Maximum allowable units are 12, of which 8 can be applied to the major.

Studies in historical and contemporary media systems including orality, writing, print electronic media (telegraph, phone, radio, film, TV video, satellite communications), and digital media (the Internet, word-processing, etc.) in their relation to literary or cultural expression. Example topics include Enlightenment media, modern literature, and graphic design, film and literature, twentieth century media theory.