Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
COM 374 Mass Media in Modern Society
(Also SOC 374)
4 hours; 4 credits
Sociological analysis of the mass media: their comparative histories and organizations, and their political and social effects. Attention will be given to their persuasive role in propaganda and public opinion, as well as to their function in providing information and entertainment for the common culture.
Prerequisites: COM 150 and a 200-level SOC or ANT course
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