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(COMM 420) Media and Culture

The study of mass communication’s role in the creation and maintenance of culture within global, social, political, and economic contexts.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites COMM 200 and 251
Offered Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Think critically.
  2. Utilize high literacy toward issues of media and culture.
  3. Appreciate different perspectives and effectively manage various, sometimes conflicting opinions.
  4. Articulate and sustain viewpoints and arguments through class participation, leading discussion, group projects, and writing assignments.
  5. Conduct empirical research on media cultural studies.
  6. Prepare themselves for senior seminar, graduate studies, or careers in communication/media related fields.