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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 201
Title Introduction to Communications
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI/DIII
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1082 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 M 8:00am - 10:40am CC-135 Christopher J Fauske
02 3243 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 8:00am - 9:15am CC-112 Amy M Smith
03 3244 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 TR 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-112 Jane Regan
04 3245 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-236 Peggy Dillon
S51 3571 1/17/17 - 3/8/17 TBA TBA Online Amy M Smith


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.