COMM 102 - Media Processes and Effects
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Enforced Prerequisites:
First- and second-year students.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course introduces students to the contemporary research on mass communication processes and effects. Basic processes involved in the production, dissemination, reception, and impact of media messages are examined. The course investigates a variety of effects on individuals' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors, as well as influences on the functioning of larger social systems. It proceeds in general from investigations of individual-level to societal-level impact. Critical reading and evaluation of research on media processes and effects, and of its application to social policy debates, is encouraged and developed.

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

COMM 102 - Media Processes and Effects
Schedule Listing
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12965
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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12967
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Th 6:00PM - 7:00PM
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12969
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2LSA Hnrs
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Th 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Note: Reserved 2 seats for LSA Honors
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12971
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F 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: Reserve 15 seats for Freshman
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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12975
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1LSA Hnrs
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Reserve 3 seats for LSA Honors
007 (DIS)
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12977
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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12979
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F 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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F 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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F 12:00PM - 1:00PM
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36273
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F 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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F 2:00PM - 3:00PM
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36277
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1Fr
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F 3:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Reserve 15 seats for Freshman
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