Sociology of Film

SOC 2135 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Quarter
Description Examines the theoretical and practical concerns of sociology through film representation and how film has been shaped by various ideologies over time. Film is the contemporary art form that shows us the truth of society. Topics include family, race relations, substance use, the elderly, sexuality, and social stratification. Explores the relationships between characters, thematic actions, and general story lines in films to construct critical sociological theories of filmmaking and film viewing.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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