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    May 13, 2021  
American University Catalog 2020-2021 
    
American University Catalog 2020-2021

COMM-324 Race, Gender and Sexuality in the Media (3)


This course challenges students to develop critical skills in examining and analyzing how persons of color, women, and members of the LGBT community are depicted in film, on entertainment television, and in the news. Students study these media genres and their role in both creating and reducing racism, sexism, and homophobia in American society. Usually Offered: fall and spring. Restriction: SOC majors , Communication (Minor) , or Interdisciplinary Studies: Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government (CLEG) (BA) ; and minimum 2.5 GPA.