Issues in Mass Media (COM-201)
An analysis of the role of the media and popular culture in the formation of our society, our beliefs and ourselves. Students will follow current topics in the media, analyze the media treatment of these issues and examine the present state of the media within its historical framework. Prerequisites: ENG 089, 099 if required and COM 101 or the permission of the instructor. 3 lecture hours per week. 3 credit hours.