'Breaking Bad' class starts at University at Buffalo

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Up to seven students returning to classes Monday at the state University at Buffalo will learn about narrative storytelling, the drug trade and related topics through the exploits of fictional chemistry teacher turned meth kingpin Walter White and his TV show, "Breaking Bad."

"Breaking Down 'Breaking Bad,'" a graduate seminar being offered this semester, will analyze the acclaimed AMC television series' storyline, development and execution, according to the UB Reporter.

Six of of the seven seats available for the three credit-hour seminar were taken as of this morning, according to the university academic schedule.

The course was developed by Bruce Jackson, James Agee Professor of American Culture at the university's Department of English.

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