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Course Code: COMM250 Course ID: 2919 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

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.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
12/28/2021 - 06/03/2022 06/06/2022 - 07/31/2022 June Spring 2022 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

CO1: Explain the impact of mass communication on society.
CO2: Understand the role of the media in culture and society.
C03: Identify and explain the historical significance of multiple types of media.
C04: Analyze the social, political and economic effects of mass media.
C05: Explain the ethical and legal responsibilities of mass media.
C06: Understand and explain mass communication technologies.

CO1: Explain the impact of mass communication on society.
CO2: Understand the role of the media in culture and society.
C03: Identify and explain the historical significance of multiple types of media.
C04: Analyze the social, political and economic effects of mass media.
C05: Explain the ethical and legal responsibilities of mass media.
C06: Understand and explain mass communication technologies.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.