ENGH 371: Television Studies

ENGH 371-DL1: Television Studies: The US and Global TV
(Fall 2020)


Section Information for Fall 2020

This is an undergraduate course which introduces key concepts in the field of television studies, and analytical approaches to television as an art form. The class will examine how has social, cultural, and political tensions of the experience of globalization find expression in contemporary U.S. programming. We will also examine how television in the U.S. has been shaped by television from beyond its borders.


ENGH 371 DL1 is a distance education section.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Learn to identify and analyze formal elements of television. Learn how to situate and evaluate television in their cultural and historical contexts, interpret specific texts, and understand the relationships among broadcasting and networks, citizenship, audiences, and the public sphere. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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