1. Undergraduate Minors
  2. Popular Culture

Popular Culture| Minor

The Pop Culture Minor is an interdisciplinary minor offering courses from several departments including Art, History, Dance, Sport Studies, Sociology, Communication, and many more. 

The pop culture minor pairs well with all majors and enhances future employment opportunities: understanding different cultures makes us more empathetic, better critical thinkers, and better communicators, all skills that are valuable in the workplace.

Required Courses for the Pop Culture Minor

Students are required to take 18 semester credits, including:

  • POP 101 Intro to Pop Culture Studies (3 Semester Hours)

    Class introduces students to the aims, methodology and terminology of popular culture studies.

Students should also take 15 Semester Credits from the following:

  • AT 242 History of Art III (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM/SA 204 Sports Communication (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM 241 Mass Media (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM 300 Media and Diversity (3 Semester Hours)

  • CM 342 Criticism of Film and Television (4 Semester Hours)

  • CMY 210 Comedy on Film (3 Semester Hours)

  • DN 104 Dance in its Time (3 Semester Hours)

  • DN 204 Hip Hop Dance (3 Semester Hours)

  • HI 305 History of Women (3 Semester Hours)

  • IT 210 Italian Food and culture (3 Semester Hours)

  • POP 201 History of Comics (3 Semester Hours)

  • POP 202 Gender and Comics (3 Semester Hours)

  • POP 203 History of Rock and Roll (3 Semester Hours)

  • SA 111 History of Sport in America (3 Semester Hours)

  • SA 301 Gender, Sport, and Culture (3 Semester Hours)

  • SO 112 Social Issues (3 Semester Hours)

  • SO 348 Sociology of Gender (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 220 Spanish Conversation and Composition (3 Semester Hours)

  • SP 330 Spanish American Cinema Rotation (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 201 History of the Theatre I (3 Semester Hours)

  • TH 202 History of the Theatre II (3 Semester Hours)

For more information about Popular Culture…

Jennifer Swartz-Levine, Ph.D

Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Professor of English and Director of the Writing Center

1 (440) 375-7456

jswartz@lec.edu

Arts Humanities and Social Sciences

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