SOCI 220

Media and Contemporary Society

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: SOCI 320

Explores the relationship between information technology, society and the individual. Emphasizes how mass communications, popular culture, and social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Google, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Tinder, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.) influence our relationships with friends, family members, society, and ourselves. Examines various collectivities including virtual communities and social networks and how they shape contemporary relationships.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SOCI 220, SOCI 320, SOCI 390 (if taken in the same topic).

Undergraduate course in Sociology offered by the Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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