Mass Communication [C]

This course takes a critical look at the role of mass media in American society and broadly examines their history, development, organizational structure and impact. Students will engage in a study of newspapers, magazines, radio, film, television, advertising, the music business, and the Internet from a consumer's point of view and will consider the effects of media on individuals and society. Prerequisite: None Note: Students cannot earn credit for both COM 131 and COM 114.


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