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CTS 172: Video Games and Culture (4)
(cross-listed between ENL & STS 172)

Lecture—3 hour(s); Extensive Writing/Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): TCS 001 or ENL 003 or STS 001; or equivalent of these courses. Critical approaches to the study of video games, focusing on formal, historical, and cultural modes of analysis. History of software and hardware in North American and global contexts. Relations of games to society, politics, economics, literature, media, and the arts. GE credit: ACGH, AH, SS, VL. Effective: 2014 Fall Quarter.

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