History and Criticism of the Electronic Media

Course Type: 
Undergraduate
Course Prefix: 
MED
Course Number: 
356
Credits: 
3 sem. hrs.
Semesters Offered: 
Spring

A critical look at the historical development of the commercial broadcasting industry in America. Special emphasis will be given to organization, regulation, programming, and audiences. A significant portion of the class is devoted to television program criticism. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing or permissions of instructor. Students with credit for MED 165 will not also receive credit for 356.