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COMM250 - Mass Communication


This course is an introduction to major mass communication theories as a context to examine major issues surrounding mass media in American society. Students will trace the history and development of the major media, both nationally and internationally, and examine the connection to, and interdependence of, each medium to other media. Emphasis will be placed on the current status of each medium and its influence on society and vice versa.






Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Mass Communication Theory: Foundations, Ferment, and Future, 7th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; link also provided in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN: 9781285052076
Publication Info: Wadsworth
Author: Baran
Unit Cost: $172.48
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A