AP/SOSC4654 6.0 M: Representing Crime
(Cross-listed to: AP/CRIM4654 6.0M )
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
Using analytical tools developed in cultural studies, social semiotics, media studies, and sociology, this course investigates media representations of crime in popular culture by asking the following questions: how do we imagine crime and criminal? what effects do these images have? how do these images implicitly encapsulate representations of a particular law, order, and authority? Prerequisites: AP/SOSC 1650 6.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 6.00 or AP/SOSC 1650 9.00 or AP/CRIM 1650 9.00 (or equivalent) with a grade of at least B.
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities