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Communication and Culture

As part of the prescribed work for all degrees, students must complete three semester hours of coursework in the Moody College of Communication dealing with the study of communication issues concerning at least one minority or nondominant group within the United States. Courses used to fulfill this requirement may also be used to fulfill the cultural diversity in the United States flag requirement and other degree requirements.

These lists are subject to change.

List of Approved Courses for Spring 2020

ADV 316          Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353          Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL) (ADV Majors ONLY)
ADV 378          Pop Star Activism

CMS 314L        Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 340K       Communication and Social Change (CD/EL)
CMS 364K       Gender and Communication (CD/WR)
CMS 366D       Rhetoric of Horror-WB (CD)
CMS 367          Identity in Relationships (CD)

CSD 313L        Hearing Science (GC)

J 310F               Reporting: Words (WR)
J 322J               Reporting Social Justice (CD,WR)
J339T              Photographic Storytelling & Social Justice
J 341F               Undrstndng Afr Amers/The Media (CD)
J 348D               Gender & the News (CD)

P R 353             Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL/CD) (PR Majors ONLY)
P R 378            Pop Star Activism (CD)

RTF 328C       Gender and Media Culture (CD)
RTF 331K        Stardom/Celebrity Culture (CD)
RTF 335           Race/Class/Gender in American TV (CD/WR)
RTF 342           German Media: Print to TV (WR/GC)
RTF 342S        Global Hollywood (GC)
RTF 359           Chicana/o Film  (CD/WR)
RTF 359S        Gender & Media in the 1960’s (CD)
RTF 365           Globalization and Social Media (WR)
RTF 365           Latinx Media/Arts/Activism (CD/WR)
RTF 366K        East Austin Stories (II/CD)
RTF 370           Black Filmmakers After Black Exploitation
RTF 377H        Central Europe Goes to Hollywood (II/GC)

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(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag, (II) - Independent Inquiry flag

List of Approved Courses for Fall 2019

ADV 316     Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353      Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL) (ADV Majors ONLY)

CMS 314L     Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 340K    Communication and Social Change (CD/EL)
CMS 347K    Rhetoric of Pop Culture-WB (CD)
CMS 355K    Intercultural Communication (GC)
CMS 359       Lang, Culture, & Comm of Hip-Hop (CD)
CMS 366D    Rhetoric of Horror-WB (CD)
CMS 366M    Rhetoric and Popular Music (CD)

CSD 308K    Perspectives on Deafness (CD)

J 310F          Reporting: Words (WR)
J 334N         Oral History In Multimedia Storytelling (CD)
J 341F          Undrstndng Afr Amers/The Media (CD)
J 348D         Gender & the News (CD)

P R 353        Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL) (PR Majors ONLY)

RTF 301N    Asian American Film History (CD)
RTF 323C    Screening Race (CD)
RTF 359       Chicana/O Film (CD)
RTF 359S     Queer Media Studies(CD/WR)
RTF 359S     Documenting The Difference (CD/WR)
RTF 359S     History of the Black Sitcom
RTF 359S     Latina Feminisms and Media (Topic 9) (CD)

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(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag,
(II) - Independent Inquiry flag
• A 2.25 GPA required to register for all upper-division Moody College of Communication courses.

List of Approved Courses for Summer 2019

Approved Courses – First Session

CMS f366F           Rhetoric of Film – (CD/WB)
CMS f349M          Adv Anly of Popular Culture – (WB/II)
RTF f328C           Gender and Media Culture (CD)
PR f378                Pop Star Activism (CD)
J f310F                 Reporting: Words (WR)
J f341F                 Undrstndng Afr Amers/The Media (CD)

Approved Courses – Second Session

P R s353               ADV & PR Law & Ethics - WB (EL) (same as ADV 353)

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WB – Web Based
(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag

List of Approved Courses for Spring 2019

ADV  316     Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353      Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (E) (ADV Majors ONLY)

CMS 314L    Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 340K   Communication and Social Change (CD/E)
CMS 355K   Intercultural Communication (GC)
CMS 364K   Gender and Communication (CD/WR)

CSD 360M   Communication and Deaf People (CD)

J 310F          Reporting: Words (CD/WR)
J 334N         Oral History In Multimedia Storytelling (CD)
J 341F          Undrstndng Afr Amers/The Media (CD)
J 348D         Gender & the News (CD)

P R 353        Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (E/CD) (PR Majors ONLY)
P R 378        Pop Star Activism (CD)

RTF 366K    East Austin Stories (CD/II)
RTF 323C    Screening Race (CD)
RTF 328C    Gender And Media Culture (CD)
RTF 335 - Queer Television (CD/WR)
RTF 342S - Global Hollywood (CD)
RTF 359 - Race/Internet/Social Media (CD/WR)
RTF 359S - latina/OS And U.S. Media (CD)
RTF 359S - Latin American Television (CD)
RTF 365 - Activist Media (CD)
RTF 366K - East Austin Stories(CD/II)
RTF 377H - Women Behind The Camera (II)

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(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (E) - Ethics flag, (II) - Independent Inquiry flag

List of Approved Courses for Fall 2018

ADV 316 Creativity & American Culture
ADV 336 Multicult Msgs/Audiences
ADV 353 Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)

CSD 308K Perspectives on Deafness (CD)
CSD 314L Sociocul Bases of Communication

CMS 314L Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 340K Communication and Social Change (EL/CD)
CMS 347K Rhetoric of Popular Culture – WB (CD)
CMS 355K Intercultural Communication (GC)
CMS 359 Lang, Culture, Comm of Hip-Hop (CD)
CMS 364K Gender and Communication
CMS 371D Difficult Conversations (CD) (II)

J 310F Reporting: Words (WR)
J 322J Reporting Social Justice (CD/WR)
J 328S Reporting En Español (CD/WR)
J 343F Journalism and Religion (CD)
J 348D Gender and the News (CD)

P R 353 Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)

RTF 301N Asian American Film History (CD)
RTF 323C Screening Race (CD)
RTF 359 Asian American Media Cultures (CD)
RTF 359 Race / Digital Media Cultures (CD/WR)
RTF 359S Gender and Fan Culture (WR/CD)
RTF 359S Documenting Difference (WR/CD)
RTF 365 Gender/Race/Sexuality Sports Media

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WB – Web Based
(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag, (II) - Independent Inquiry flag

List of Approved Courses for Summer 2018

Approved Courses – First Session

CMS f349M Adv Anly of Popular Culture – WB (II)
CMS f366F Rhetoric of Film - WB
J f310F Reporting: Words (CD) (WR)
J f341F Undrstndng Afr Amers/The Media (CD)
PR f378 Pop Star Activism – WB (CD) (same as ADV f378)
RTF f328C Gender and Media Culture (CD)

Approved Courses – Second Session

P R s353 ADV & PR Law & Ethics - WB (EL) (same as ADV 353)
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WB – Web Based
(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag

List of Approved Courses for Spring 2018

ADV 316 Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353 Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)
ADV 378 Diversity, Advocacy, and Pop Music (CD)

CMS 314L Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 340K Communication and Social Change (CD/EL)

COM 370 Diversity, Advocacy, and Pop Music (CD/WR)

J 310F Reporting: Words (CD/WR)
J 322J Reporting Social Justice (CD/WR)
J 334F Oral History as Journalism (CD)
J 341F Understanding Afr Amers/The Media (CD)
J 348D Gender & the News (CD)

P R 353 Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)
P R 378 Diversity, Advocacy, and Pop Music (CD)

RTF 342 Global Hollywood (CD/GC)
RTF 359S Race, Internet and Social Media (CD/WR)
RTF 366K East Austin Stories (CD/II)

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(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag, (II) - Independent Inquiry flag
• A 2.25 GPA required to register for all upper-division Moody College of Communication courses

List of Approved Courses for Fall 2017

ADV 316 Creativity & American Culture
ADV 353 Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)

CSD 308K Perspectives on Deafness (CD)
CSD 314L Sociocul Bases of Communication

CMS 314L Lang, Communication, & Culture (CD/WR)
CMS 347K Rhetoric of Popular Culture – WB (CD)
CMS 359 Lang, Culture, Comm of Hip-Hop (CD)
CMS 366M Rhetoric and Popular Music (CD)
CMS 371D Difficult Conversations (CD) (II)

COM 370 Senior Fellows Symposium (restricted to Senior Fellows students) (CD/WR)

J 310F Reporting: Words (CD/WR)
J 322J Reporting Social Justice (CD/WR)
J 328S Reporting En Español (CD/WR)
J 343F Journalism and Religion (CD)
J 348D Gender & the News (CD)

P R 353 Adv & Public Rels Law and Ethics (EL)

RTF 323C Screening Race (CD)
RTF 359 Race / Digital Media Cultures (WR)
RTF 359S Gender/Media in the 60’s (WR)
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WB – Web Based
(CD) - Cultural Diversity flag, (WR) - Writing flag, (EL) - Ethics and Leadership flag, (II) - Independent Inquiry flag
• A 2.25 GPA required to register for all upper-division Moody College of Communication courses.