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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 201
Title Introduction to Communications
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI/DIII
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1413 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TR 9:25am - 10:40am CC-137 Amy M Smith
02 1414 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 T 12:15pm - 1:30pm CC-137 Guillermo Avila-Saavedra
03 1415 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 9:25am - 10:40am CC-137 Jane Regan
04 1416 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-137 Chris Faraone
W1 3541 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
05 3542 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TBA TBA Online Lauren Torlone

Description

This course examines key concepts of the mass media, tracing the evolution and history of major media institutions, from the invention of the printing press to the Internet and emerging media technologies and systems. Studying the media from multiple perspectives, students will become more media literate and sophisticated in their assessment of its influence on the global community. Three lecture hours per week. Required in the Communications major and minor.