Mass Media in Society

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
MED
Course Number: 
156
General Education Requirements: 
W
S
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Fall

Study of history, structure and function of mass communication, personal media, and other telecommunication in American society. Special emphasis on electronic media. Readings and research examine effects and changes in society attributed to media and the interplay of audiences and the media. The focus of this class is media literacy. Students with credit for MED 355 will not also receive credit for 156.