COMM 489 - Seminar in Media Effects
Section: 001 Comfortably Numb: Desentsitizing Effects of Violent Media
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
COMM 361 or 381 strongly recommended.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

In today’s popular culture, the video game industry has established itself as a major force, surpassing the movie and music industries. The majority of the population now plays video games. They are played on consoles, computers, and handheld devices (including mobile phones). This course offers a broad introduction to video games. It focuses on why people play video games, how players respond to them, and what their effects and consequences are.

COMM 489 - Seminar in Media Effects
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001 (SEM)
Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: Section reserved for Communication Studies concentrators. Meets with Comm 489.002
002 (SEM)
Tu 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Note: Meets with Comm 489.001
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