Mass Communication & Society

COMM COR 1010 – 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., T, Th Lang 117 (Auditorium)

Catalog Description

“Survey of basic mass communication processes, including history and structure of media and media-related industries and sales, audiences, effects, careers, and future directions.”

Course Objectives

This course is a core communication course for all Communication, Digital Media, Interactive Digital Studies, Communication-Theatre Teaching, and Political Communication majors. It’s also a university elective. The course objectives are:

  1. To examine the history and cultural processes that shape American mass communication;
  2. To provide strategies for investigating the organization, politics, and economics of mass media practices and industries;
  3. To become more discerning media consumers, more perceptive cultural critics, and more actively engaged citizens in democratic life.

Texts/Readings

Syllabus

Available on eLearning.