2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

COMM 1320 - Introduction to Critical Media Studies


Goals: To introduce students to conceptual frameworks of critical media studies; to create savvy media consumers by teaching them to understand forces behind media institutions that influence the ways they create messages; to learn to construct and express oral arguments pertaining to media issues more effectively and more academically.

Content: New media and old media, media theory, communications infrastructure, media ownership, media impact, media policy and law, media ethics.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisites: None

Credits: 4