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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 201
Title Introduction to Communications
Credits 3.0
Distribution DI/DIII
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 2196 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 M 8:00am - 10:40am CC-137 Christopher J Fauske
02 2197 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 8:00am - 9:15am CC-137 Amy M Smith
03 2199 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TR 10:50am - 12:05pm CC-137 Jane Regan
04 2200 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm CC-113 Chris Faraone
05 3448 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 TBA TBA Online Amy M Smith

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.