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.
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Classroom
Starting at $688.00
10 weeks

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

About this course:

Same as Sociology XL M176. This course will be a critical exploration-on both the personal and the objective level-of the phenomenon conventionally labeled mass communication. Through investigating such topics as media and the social world, production and the media industry, how media represents the social world, the meaning and influence of audiences, and what the future holds for media, we will examine the pervasive effects the media has on our social life. Transferable for UC credit.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
363314
Fee:
$688.00
46 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2018
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: October 9, 2018. No refund after October 16, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 16, 2018
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Chomsky for Beginners by D. Cogswell
Book: Media/Society: Industries, Images, and Audiences by Croteau, D. & Hoynes, W
Book: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Oct 2, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Oct 9, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Oct 16, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Oct 23, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Oct 30, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Nov 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Nov 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Nov 20, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Nov 27, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278
Lecture
Tue Dec 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1278

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