COMM 101 - The Mass Media
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Consent:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
First- and second-year students.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course provides an introductory overview of contemporary mass media systems and an examination of the various factors — historical, economic, political, and cultural — that have shaped their development. The course begins with a description of present print and electronic media and examines their evolution. Attention is given throughout to the legal and ethical implications of mass communication systems and to comparisons between American media systems and those elsewhere in the world. Finally, it considers the probable future course of the media and examines possible alternatives.

This course is one of four prerequisites required for students to have completed before declaring a Communication Studies concentration.

COMM 101 - The Mass Media
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11584
Open
11
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
11585
Closed
0
 
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M 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
11586
Closed
0
3Fr
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M 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Reserve 15 seats for Freshman
004 (DIS)
P
11587
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
11588
Open
1
 
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Th 6:00PM - 7:00PM
006 (DIS)
P
11589
Closed
0
 
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Th 7:00PM - 8:00PM
007 (DIS)
P
11590
Open
2
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
008 (DIS)
P
11591
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
009 (DIS)
P
11592
Open
1
 
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Reserve 15 seats for Freshman
010 (DIS)
P
11593
Open
1
 
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
011 (DIS)
P
25915
Open
2
 
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
012 (DIS)
P
25920
Open
1
 
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
013 (DIS)
P
25921
Open
3
 
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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