CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List

Spring 2015 Schedule: CMS
For a complete list of CMS subjects, including electives from other departments, see: CMS Full Subject List

Subject and Title Instructor Schedule Supplementary Descriptions
CMS.100 (CI-H) Introduction to Media Studies J. Picker TR11-12:30
CMS.301 Introduction to Game Design Methods M. Jakobsson, S. Verrilli TR11-12:30
CMS.333J/ES.333J Production of Educational Videos: Skills for Communicating Academic and Professional Content D. Custer, G. Ramsay MW3-5
CMS.335J/21W.790J/21W.890 Short Attention Span Documentary R. Ellis Adams TR1-2:30
CMS.356J/21F.036J/CMS.888 Advertising and Media: Comparative Perspectives J. Wang TR1-2:30
CMS.360/CMS.860 Introduction to Civic Media E. Graeff, E. Zuckerman W7-10pm
CMS.400 Media Systems and Texts C. Peterson TR7-8:30pm  description
CMS.403 Media and Methods: Performing C. Fusco W7-10pm  description
CMS.590/11.127J/11.252J/CMS.863J Computer Games and Simulations for Investigation and Education E. Klopfer TR1-2:30
CMS.608 Game Design P. Tan MW1-4
CMS.610/CMS.922 Media Industries and Systems: The Art, Science and Business of Games C. Weaver R2-5
CMS.617 Advanced Game Studio P. Tan, S. Verrilli T1-4
CMS.631/CMS.831 Data Storytelling Studio R. Bhargava TR3-4:30
CMS.633/CMS.833 Digital Humanities: Topics, Techniques, and Technologies K. Fendt W7-10pm
CMS.634/CMS.834 Designing Interactions: Media and Mobile Technologies F. Casalegno W11-2
CMS.701/CMS.901 Current Debates in Media G. Trepanier-Jobin W7-10pm
CMS.S96 Special Subject: The Socialization of Television M. Montpetit R10, T9-11  description

GRADUATE REQUIRED CLASSES
CMS.791 Media Theories and Methods II E. Schiappa MW9.30-11
CMS.951 Workshop II I. Condry, T.L. Taylor T1-4
CMS.990 Colloquium in Comparative Media R5-7

CMS ELECTIVES
4.373 Advanced Projects in Visual Arts staff TR9.30-12.30
4.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture C. Jones Lec: MW9.30-11, Rec: W12, F12
21F.030/WGS.236 Introduction to East Asian Cultures: From Zen to K-Pop E. Teng Lec: TR1-2:30
21F.052 French Film Classics C. Clark Lec: M7-9pm, Lab: W7-9pm
21F.065/21A.142 Japanese Literature and Cinema J. Cullen Lec: M7-9pm, Lab: W7-9pm
21L.021 Comedy A. Kibel TR9.30-11
21L.430 Popular Culture and Narrative: Children’s Culture Blockbusters M. Gubar MW11.30-1 description
21L.434 Science Fiction and Fantasy: Alternative Worlds A. Kibel TR1-2.30 description
21M.283 Musicals of Stage and Screen M. Marks TR3.30-5
21M.846 Topics in Performance Studies staff TR12-1.30
21W.749 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism B.D. Colen M7-10pm
21W.752/21W.824 Making Documentary: Audio, Video, and More T. Levenson M2-5
21W.789 Communicating with Mobile Technology E. Barrett T7-8:30pm, Rec:T8:30-10pm
STS.008 Technology and Experience N. Schull T10-1

Complete List of CMS Undergraduate and Graduate Classes

Subject Number Subject Name HASS, CI-H/M
UG G

Tier I Requirements

21L.011 The Film Experience HASS-A, CI-H
CMS.100 Introduction to Media Studies HASS-H, CI-H

Mid-Tier Requirements

CMS.400 Media Systems and Texts HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.403 Media and Methods: Performing HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.405 Media and Methods: Seeing & Expression HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.407 Media and Methods: Sound HASS-H, CI-M

Capstone Courses

21L.706 CMS.830 Studies in Film HASS-H, CI-M
CMS.701 CMS.901 Current Debates in Media HASS-H, CI-M

Electives

Course CMS – Comparative Media Studies
CMS.300 CMS.841 Intro to Videogame Studies  HASS-H
CMS.301 Introduction to Game Design Methods HASS-A
CMS.308 CMS.808 The Visual Story: Graphic Novel, Type to Tablet HASS-E
CMS.309/ 21W.763 CMS.809 Transmedia Storytelling: Modern Sci-Fi HASS-A
CMS.311/21F.055 Media in Weimar and Nazi Germany HASS-H
CMS.312 CMS.812 Topics in National and Post-National Cinema  HASS-H
CMS.313 CMS.813 Silent Film  HASS-H
CMS.314/ 21W.753 CMS.814 Phantasmal Media: Theory and Practice  HASS-A
CMS.333/ ES.333 Production of Educational Videos: Skills for Communicating Academic and Professional Content HASS-E
CMS.334/ 21W.788 South Asian America: Transnational Media, Culture, and History  HASS-H
CMS.336/ 21W.786 CMS.836 The Social Documentary  HASS-A
CMS.338 CMS.838 Innovation in Documentary: Technologies and Techniques  HASS-A
CMS.350/ 21W.737 CMS.850 Topics and Methods in 21st-Century Journalism  HASS-E
CMS.360 CMS.860 Intro to Civic Media  HASS-H
CMS.361 CMS.861 Networked Social Movements: Media and Mobilization  HASS-S
CMS.362 CMS.862 Civic Media Collaborative Design Studio  HASS-S
CMS.363 CMS.873 Civic Media, Past and Future  HASS-E
CMS.376 CMS.876 History of Media and Technology HASS-H, CI-H
CMS.603 CMS.995 Independent Study
CMS.605 CMS.606 Media Internship
CMS.607 CMS.843 The Role of the Gamer: Theory, Criticism and Practice HASS-S
CMS.608 CMS.864 Game Design HASS-A
CMS.609J /21W.764J CMS.846 The Word Made Digital HASS-A
CMS.610 CMS.922 Media Industries and Systems: The Art, Science and Business of Games HASS-S
CMS.611/6.073 Creating Videogames HASS-A
CMS.612/ 21W.767 CMS.866 Writing for Videogames HASS-A
CMS.613/ 21W.751 Writing for Social Media HASS-A
CMS.614/ 21W.791 CMS.867 Network Cultures HASS-H
CMS.615 CMS.815 Games for Social Change HASS-H
CMS.616/21W.768 CMS.868 Games and Culture HASS-S
CMS.617 Advanced Games Studio HASS-A
CMS.619/ WGS.111 Gender and Media Studies HASS-H
CMS.621 CMS.821 Fans and Fan Cultures HASS-H
CMS.627 CMS.827 Imagination, Computation and Expression Studio HASS-A
CMS.628 CMS.828 Advanced Identity Representation HASS-A
CMS.631 CMS.831 Data Storytelling Studio HASS-A
CMS.633 CMS.833 Digital Humanities: Topics, Techniques, and Technologies HASS-H
CMS.634 CMS.834 Designing Interactions: Media and Mobile Technologies HASS-E
CMS.S60 CMS.S96 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.S61 CMS.S97 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.S62 CMS.S98 Special Subject: CMS
CMS.THT Comparative Media Studies Pre-Thesis Tutorial
CMS.THU Undergraduate Thesis in Comparative Media Studies
CMS.URG / CMS.UR Research in Comparative Media Studies (UROP)
Course 4 – Architecture
4.341 Introduction to Photography and Related Media HASS-A
4.352 4.353 Advanced Video and Related Media HASS-A
4.354 4.355 Introduction to Video and Related Media HASS-A
4.373 4.374 Advanced Projects in Visual Arts HASS-A
4.602 Modern Art and Mass Culture HASS-A, CI-H
Course 11 – Urban Studies and Planning
11.127J / CMS.590J 11.252J / CMS.863J Computer Games and Simulations for Investigation and Education  HASS-H
Course 21A – Anthropology
21A.203 Anthropology Through Speculative Fiction HASS-S
21A.500J / STS.075J Technology and Culture HASS-S
21A.502 Fun and Games: Cross-Cultural Perspectives HASS-S
21A.503/ 24.913/ STS.070 Language and Technology HASS-S
21A.505 / STS.065 The Anthropology of Sound HASS-S
21A.550/ STS.064 DV Lab: Documenting Science through Video and New Media HASS-S
Course 21F – Foreign Languages and Literatures
21F.011 Topics in Indian Popular Culture HASS-H, CI-H
21F.027 / 21H.917 CMS.874 Asia in the Modern World: Images and Representations HASS-H, CI-H
21F.030/ WGS.236 East Asian Culture: From Zen to Pop HASS-H
21F.036 / CMS.356 CMS.888 Advertising and Media: Comparative Perspectives  HASS-H
21F.038 CMS.888 The Cultural Politics of Contemporary China HASS-H
21F.039/ 21A.143 Japanese Popular Culture HASS-H
21F.046 Modern Chinese Fiction and Cinema HASS-H, CI-H
21F.052 French Film Classics HASS-H
21F.055/ CMS.311 Media in Weimar and Nazi Germany HASS-H, CI-H
21F.063 Anime: Transnational Media and Culture HASS-H
21F.065/ 21A.142 Japanese Literature and Cinema HASS-H, CI-H
Course 21H – History
21H.214 War and American Society HASS-H
21H.315 American Consumer Culture HASS-H
Course 21L – Literature
21L.012 Forms of Western Narrative HASS-H, CI-H
21L.021 Comedy HASS-H, CI-H
21L.430 SP.492, CMS.920 Popular Culture and Narrative HASS-H
21L.432 CMS.915 Understanding Television HASS-H
21L.433 Film Styles and Genres HASS-H
21L.434 Science Fiction and Fantasy HASS-H
21L.435 CMS.840 Literature and Film HASS-H
21L.486 Modern Drama HASS-H
21L.707 Problems in Cultural Interpretation HASS-H
21L.715 CMS.871 Media in Cultural Context HASS-H
Course 21M – Music and Theater Arts
21M.283 Musicals of Stage and Screen HASS-A
21M.284 CMS.925 Film Music HASS-A
21M.624 Acting with the Camera HASS-A
21M.840 21M.841 Performance Media HASS-A
21M.846 21M.847 Topics in Performance Studies HASS-A
Course 21W – Writing and Humanistic Studies
21W.749 CMS.935 Documentary Photography and Photojournalism: Still Images in a World of Motion
21W.752 21W.824 Making Documentary: Audio, Video and More HASS-A
21W.765J/ 21L.489J CMS.845 Interactive and Non-Linear Narrative: Theory and Practice HASS-A
21W.772 Digital Poetry HASS-A
21W.784 Becoming Digital: Writing about Media Change HASS-H, CI-H
21W.785 Communicating with Web-Based Media HASS-A, CI-H
21W.787 CMS.837 Film, Music, and Social Change: Intersections of Media and Society HASS-H
21W.789 Communicating with Mobile Technology HASS-H, CI-H
21W.790/CMS.335 21W.890 Short Attention Span Documentary HASS-A
Course MAS – Media Arts and Sciences
MAS.110 Fundamentals of Computational Media Design HASS-A, CI-H
Course STS – Science, Technology, and Society
STS.008 Technology and Experience HASS-S, CI-H
STS.056 Science on Screen HASS-A
STS.085, 6.805 STS.487 Foundations of Information Policy HASS-S

Graduate Requirements

CMS.790 Media Theories and Methods I
CMS.791 Media Theories and Methods II
CMS.796 Major Media Texts
CMS.801 Media in Transition
CMS.950 Workshop I
CMS.951 Workshop II
CMS.990 Colloquium in Comparative Media