Courses

Students in the Media, Information & Technoculture (MIT) and the Media & the Public Interest (MPI) programs all select their courses from the same pool. Courses for both programs are coded as MIT courses (ie: MIT 1020E).

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Introduction to Media, Information and Technoculture
Introduction to Media, Information and Technoculture I
Introduction to Media, Information and Technoculture I
First Year Foundations
Navigating Media Culture: #mediaculture
First Year Foundations in Media Production
The History of Communication
Research Methods for the Digital Age
Political Economy of Media
Health, Media, and Information
Media, Representation, and Identity
Consumer Society: Advertising and Promotional Culture
Media and Social Movements
Entertainment Industries and Popular Culture
Journalism Practices and Principles
Social Media, Virtual Gaming and Networked Life
Media Law and Ethics
Planet Google: Big Data and Information Society
Foundations of Global Communication
Introduction to Popular Music Studies
Special Topic: The Story of Play: Why Games Matter
Special Topics in MIT: Through the Looking Glass: Alternate Realities in Pop Culture
Mapping Media and Cultural Theory
The Meaning of Technology: Exploring the Relationship Between Technology & Society
Digital Music: An Introduction
Introduction to Digital Imaging and Website Design
Introduction to Graphic Design
Introduction to Video Theory and Production
Designing and Critiquing Research Methods
Information in The Public Sphere
Global Political Economy of Communication
The New Political Economy of Information: Networked Capitalism
The Political Economy of the Entertainment Industries
Net-Work: Labour and Profit on Facebook, Flickr, YouTube and Web 2.0
Rebels and Rogues: Outlaws in Culture and Theory
Sexuality and the Media
Media and Mental Health
Critical Perspectives in Advertising
Children, Advertising & Consumer Culture
Women’s Television: History, Gender, Feminism
Deviant Divas
Media Representations of Women
The Culture of Celebrity
Media & Audiences
Advertising and the Mass Media
Killer Culture: War and the Mediation of Reality in the 20th-21st Centuries
The Culture of Consumption
Public Opinion
Technology, Democracy, and Postwar America
Media Convergence
Photography, Politics, History
Radio and Television as Entertainment Media
Tales of Tinseltown
Crash Landscape
Propaganda in Print and Visual Culture
Comic Book Culture: From Pulp Fiction to Post Modern Legitimacy
Advertising's Century
Pop Music and/as Cultural Labour
Music, Media and Globalization
Popular Music and Identity
The Birth of New Music Media
Feminist Perspectives and Practices in Digital Culture
From Arcades to eSports: Video Game Culture, Technology, and Industry
Design of Digital Cognitive Games
Social Media & Organizations
Social Networking: Theory & Practice
Cyber-Life: Communicating in the Digital Age
Digital Intimacy
Special Topics in MIT: Fan Cultures
Special Topics in MIT: Insta-Influencers, Fembots and On-Demand Nannies: Gendering Platform Capitalism
Special Topics in MIT: Making: Theory and Practice
Special Topics in MIT: AI and the Future of Media
Special Topics in MIT: Pop Music and/as Cultural Labour
Special Topics in MIT: War for War: Mediation, Militarization & Conflict
Special Topics in MIT: Click to Agree: Media and Information Technology Policy
Special Topics in MIT: Mobile Journalism
Special Topics in MIT: Communication Through Meme
Special Topics in MIT: Multimedia Journalism
Special Topics in MIT: Photography
Special Topics in MIT: Reporting from the Margins: Journalism, Storytelling, and Social Justice
Podcasting and Audio Journalism
Writing for Magazines
Documentary Media
Arts & Entertainment Journalism
Blogs, Columns, and Op Eds: Making Opinions Matter
Social Media & Organizations
Special Topics in MIT: Public Relations: A Critical Examination
Special Topics in MIT: Fake News
Getting the Message Out: Activism and Mainstream Media
Alternative Media
Century of Genocide
Politics & Representation of Food
The University, Student Activism & the Public Interest
Race, Ethnicity, and Technology
International Media and Social Change
MPI Directed Readings
Special Topics in MIT: El Salvador: Mining, Agro Toxics and Environmental Crisis
Special Topics in MIT: The Commodity at the Speed of Light
Special Topics in MIT: Communicating Climate Change
Special Topics in MIT: Critical Utopias
Special Topics in MIT: The Grid
Special Topics in MIT: Consumerism and Advertising
Special Topics in MIT: Promotional You: Exploring Public Presentations of "Self"
Special Topics in MIT: Mass Culture Critique, Revisited
Special Topics in MIT: Rebel Knowledge: Know What You Need
Special Topics in MIT: Community, Engagement, and Media Studies
Special Topics in MIT: Environment, Animals, Culture and Communication
Special Topics in MIT: Media and Environmental Justice
Media and the Public Interest Practicum