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JOUR 110 Mass Media and Society

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Course Description

A survey of historical and theoretical perspectives through which to assess the impact the mass media. Students learn about the rights and responsibilities of the media, the impact convergence has had on the media, and the way in which economic, ethical, and legal concerns influence media decisions. Trains students to become discerning media-literate consumers in this information-saturated age.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9D3
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4)
C-ID: JOUR 100