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Accounting 010
African Area Studies 016
African, Middle Eastern, and South Asian Languages and Literatures 013
Africana Studies 014
Agriculture and Food Systems 020
American History 512
American Literature
American Studies 050
Animal Science 067
Anthropology 070
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Business Law 140
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Chinese 165
Cinema Studies 175
Cognitive Science 185
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Computer Science 198
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Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior 374
Environmental Sciences 375
Environmental Studies 381
European Studies 360
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Finance 390
Food Science 400
French 420
Gender and Media 438
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Geography 450
Geological Sciences 460
German 470
Greek 490
Greek, Modern Greek Studies 489
Health Administration 501
Health and Society 502
History/French Joint Major 513
History/Political Science Joint Major 514
Holocaust Studies 564
Human Resource Management 533
Hungarian 535
Individualized Major 555
Information Technology and Informatics 547
Interdisciplinary Studies, SAS 556
International and Global Studies 558
Italian 560
Japanese 565
Jewish Studies 563
Journalism and Media Studies 567
Junior Year Abroad
Korean 574
Labor Studies and Employment Relations 575
Landscape Architecture 550
Latin 580
Latin American Studies 590
Latino and Caribbean Studies 595
Leadership and Management 605
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Linguistics 615
Management and Global Business 620
Marine Sciences 628
Marketing 630
Mathematics 640
Medicine and Dentistry
Medieval Studies 667
Meteorology 670
Microbiology 680
Middle Eastern Studies 685
Military Education, Air Force 690
Military Education, Army 691
Military Education, Naval 692
Military Science Minor (Military Science 691N, Naval Science 692N, Aerospace Science 693N, Non-Commissioning 695N)
Molecular Biology
Nutritional Sciences 709
Operations Research 711
Organizational Leadership 713
Philosophy 730
Physics 750
Physiology and Neurobiology
Planning and Public Policy 762
Plant Biology 776
Polish 787
Political Science 790
Portuguese 810
Psychology 830
Public Health 832
Public Policy 833
Religion 840
Russian 860
Sexualities Studies 888
Social Justice 904
Social Work 910
Sociology 920
South Asian Studies 925
Spanish 940
Sport Management 955
Statistics 960
Study Abroad 959
Supply Chain Management 799
Theater 965
Ukrainian 967
Urban Planning and Design 971
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Visual Arts
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies 988
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Rutgers Business School: Undergraduate-New Brunswick
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Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
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New Brunswick Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2022 Programs of Study and Courses for Liberal Arts and Sciences Students Programs, Faculty, and Courses Gender and Media 438 Courses Offered in the School of Communication and Information  

Courses Offered in the School of Communication and Information

04:189:251 Strategic Presentation Methods in Digital Media (3) This course examines theories and techniques for analyzing, producing, and disseminating messages. Students will learn how to use web-based and multimedia presentation tools to connect with a variety of audiences and convey a desired message. Each student will craft a message to support some social change by developing and shaping the message into compelling digital media presentations in a range of formats.
This course counts toward the digital communication, information, and media minor.
04:547:340 Gender and Technology (3) The course analyzes gender in relation to race, class, nationality, culture, religion, and sexuality in the context of technological innovation. Its focus is on fundamental concepts, the feminist critique of the social construction of technology, and the impact of gender issues on the workplace. By studying inclusiveness and equity in a transnational and historical perspective, the course examines the effects of gender on the development and use of information technologies and on gender-based information and technology preferences.
04:567:205 Digital Newswriting and Reporting (3) Fundamentals of gathering information and journalistic writing. By the end of the course, students will learn basic journalistic newswriting and reporting techniques and concepts, including writing in journalistic style, fact-gathering, conducting observation, freedom of information, and professional ethics. (Foundational course) Prerequisites: 04:189:102; 04:567:200.
04:567:215 Gender, Race, and Class in the Media (3) Content, treatment, and effects of women and minority group coverage in television, newspapers, magazines, popular music, and film. (Foundational course) Formerly numbered 04:567:334.
04:567:274 Consumer Media Culture (3) Provides a critical understanding of advertising's role in modern society. Examines the history of advertising, the commercial and social aspects of the messages conveyed by ads, and the advertising industry's influence on social relations and institutions. (Conceptual course)
04:567:380 Media and Social Change (3) This course looks at how past and present social movements (e.g., environmental, civil rights, labor movements) challenge dominant social, economic, and political structures and how they have been portrayed in the mass media.  It also examines how social activists use media technologies to organize themselves and communicate their messages to wide audiences in order to achieve social change.  (Conceptual course)
04:567:499 Capstone in Gender and Media (3) In this capstone to the gender and media minor, students will develop, discuss, produce, and critique a project related to gender, media, and technology. Students will articulate and present the project in written and oral formats and will have the option to also (1) create an in-depth multimedia component to the project; 2) complete an internship; or 3) complete a service-learning experience. Note: Students in the minor, especially those who are not otherwise SC&I majors, may choose to enroll in the capstone through the program in women's, gender, and sexuality studies, course number 01:988:499. Prerequisite: Minimum of 12 credits in the minor must be completed before enrolling in the capstone.
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