Mass Communication

Communication 305 - Introduction to Mass Communication

Survey of media institutions and effects.

Learning Outcomes

  • Become informed and critical users of mass media
  • Develop an understanding of the historical evolution of each medium from books to newspapers to radio to television to the internet
  • Understand the theoretical foundations of mass communication research
  • Develop and nurture a cultural approach to the study of mass communication
  • Understand how technology and economics have changed the formats and impacts of the mass media in contemporary societies

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