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Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog 
Fall 2020 - Summer 2021 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 101 - Understanding Mass Media

3 credits

This course asks students to study the impact of American mass media on American culture and on the cultures of other nations; to consider how mass media alters concepts of culture; and to develop an understanding of the economic forces that influence and shape the media. An emphasis will be placed on critical thinking in a seminar situation.

Notes: This course grants English/Communications credits. The course is required for Communications and Media Arts majors.