COM 130: Introduction to Mass Communication

This survey course introduces students to the technological evolution of mass media and its impact on audience attitudes, as well as how it influences our society's economic, social, and political climates. Major emphasis is placed on the history, theory, and criticism of the various mediums, including radio, television, film, and Web-based media. The course attempts to create a more 'critical' consumer of mass media.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

Fall 2019 Winter 2020 SP/SU 2020
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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45
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