Sociology of Mass Communication
COMM XL M147
This course is a critical exploration-on both the personal and the objective level-of the phenomenon conventionally labeled mass communication. We will examine the pervasive effects the media has on our social life.
What you can learn.
- Understand the role of media in your own lives and the lives of others, on personal, political, and broadly social levels
- Be aware of the many forms that media can take, and different ways that different media affect us
- Discern the presence and effect of course topics and materials in your own everyday lives