2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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JOUR 101 - Critical Analysis of the Mass Media

Credits: 3
Analysis of the development of newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and telecommunications. Overview of institutional structure and theoretical perspectives.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss the evolution of mass media from the creation of the printing press through innovations and advancements in the digital age with Internet, fiber optics, satellite, etc.
  2. Differentiate the factors that influence the development of media including regulatory, sociocultural, technologic, and economic
  3. Discuss the history of journalism, explore role of the press as the fourth estate
  4. Differentiate mass media effects, theories, ethics, and laws

  5. Analyze media usage and the physical, psychological, and emotional effects of that usage

Prerequisite: None

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