This pathway examines different forms of expression and their cultural contexts in a variety of media, including film, television, photography, and new media. Its components will enhance creative and critical thinking, communication practices, and awareness of cultural and individual identities. The focus on cultural and media literacy will improve the career readiness and social awareness of those in any program at RPI.
To complete this integrative pathway, students must choose a minimum of 12 credits as described:
Choose 12 credits from the following, with at least 4 credits at the 4000-level:
IHSS 19XX – Behind the Television Screen
IHSS 19XX – Documentary: Whose Narrative?
IHSS 19XX – Remixing in Digital Culture
IHSS 19XX – Technology and the Top Ten
IHSS 19XX – The American Dream
HSS 19XX – Technology and Social Interaction in US Society