Journalism 110

JOUR 110 Mass Media and Society

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Course Description

A general-interest survey course which provides a historical and theoretical perspective through which to assess the impact the mass media - newspapers, magazines, the Internet, radio, television, film, advertising, and public relations – have had on society. Students will learn about the rights and responsibilities of the media, as well as the way in which economic, ethical, and legal concerns influence media decisions. The course trains students to become discerning media consumers in this information-saturated age.

Units: 3

Degree Credit
Letter Grade
Open Entry/Open Exit

  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: ENGL 846; ESOL 400 or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Recommended: None

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC. C-ID: JOUR 100.