COMM 371 - Media, Culture, and Society
Section: 001
Term: FA 2008
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Consent:
With permission of department.
Enforced Prerequisites:
COMM 101 or 102 with a grade of at least C-.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores social and cultural approaches to the study of mass communication. Course topics studied may include: communication and social identity, including race, ethnicity and gender; media's role in defining and reflecting culture; the equity of community, state, and worldwide information systems, including debates over the "new world communication order," post-colonialism, and globalization; media audiences as interpretive communities; media and social movements; and the role of media in altering and maintaining political and social order. Research on mass communication is examined in connection with broader questions about the relations between cultural systems and social formations, and about the dynamics of social and cultural change and contestation. May not be repeated for credit.

COMM 371 - Media, Culture, and Society
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
11627
Open
6
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
11628
Closed
0
 
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Tu 8:00AM - 9:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
11629
Closed
0
4UGRD & GRD
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators until 4/08/08
004 (DIS)
P
11630
Open
6
 
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
005 (DIS)
P
16887
Closed
0
 
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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