Students learn about communication technologies in contemporary society, explore the various contexts in which these technologies are used, and apply theoretical perspectives to the use of these technologies.
Introduction to the developing field of desktop publishing in organizations. Focus on strategic thinking required to conceptualize printed materials and basic principles of message development applied to produce documents in a computerized environment.
Examines the moral and ethical problems posed by communication practices. Topics include case studies in interpersonal communication, journalism, public relations, and advertising. Note: Approved for the Arts and Sciences upper-level requirement in written communication (WR).
Explore the development of global media by examining the social, political, and historical trends of globalization. Investigate the differences between national media systems, the impacts of international and national policies on information flows, and how these influence individual media choices… Read more