MST Electives

Below is a list of approved Media Studies electives offered in Fall 2020 Winter 2021.  

Run out of Art & Design:
  • ART 134 Fundamentals
  • DES 135 Fundamentals
  • HADVC 256 History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture in the Contemporary Era
Run out of English and Film Studies:
  • ENGL 208 History of the Book
  • ENGL 208 Reading Histories: Making Readers
  • ENGL 395: Media Culture and History
  • FS 100 Introduction to Film Study (N.B.: this course is a prerequisite for all 200+ FS courses)
  • FS 201 Introduction to Film History I
  • FS 202 Introduction to Film History II
  • FS 203 Television from Broadcasting to Screen Cultures
  • FS 215 Film Theory
  • Any FS class at 300 or 400 level
Run out of History and Classics:
  • HIST 293 History of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Run out of Media and Technology Studies:
  • STS 200 - Introduction to Studies in Science, Technology, and Medicine
  • STS 351 - Understanding Video Games (online MOOC)
Run out of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies:
  • C LIT 210 Cyberliterature
  • C LIT 228 Literature, Pop Culture and Visual Arts
  • C LIT 352 Literature and the Other Arts: The Street
  • MLCS 210 Language(s) of Culture
  • MLSC 299 Special Topics: Graffiti
  • MLCS 299 Special Topics: Instagram Culture
  • MLSC 345 Videogames Across Cultures
  • MLCS 499 Interactive Comics
Run out of Music:
  • MUSIC 103 Introduction to Popular Music
  • MUSIC  203 Issues in Popular Music Studies
  • MUSIC 245 Introduction to Music Technologies
  • MUSIC 445 Electroacoustic Music
  • MUSIC 488 Studies in Music and Film
Run out of Sociology:
  • SOC 226 Social Studies of Surveillance
Run out of Women's and Gender Studies:
  • WGS 220 Feminism and Popular Culture
  • WGS 321 Feminism and Film

For any questions regarding the MST Electives please contact:

Astrid Ensslin
Director of Media Studies
Phone: 780.492.4926
Email: ensslin@ualberta.ca

Nicola DiNicola
Graduate/Undergraduate Advisor
Phone: 780.492.4802
Email: dinicola@ualberta.ca