Course Description
COM121 Mass Media (3-0-3)

This course focuses on how mass media functions and impacts United States culture. From both a historical and contemporary point of view, it explains the structures and processes of the eight areas of mass media: books, magazines, newspapers, radio, movies, television, recordings, and digital media. It also explores the technological, economic, political and cultural aspects of the media. Communications and mass media theories are examined in tandem with an analysis of the key issues in the field. CR: ENG 123

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