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Undergraduate Course Details
Number COM 206
Title Mass Media and Society
Credits 3.0
Distribution V
Winter/Spring 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1425 1/19/16 - 5/16/16 TBA TBA Online Rebecca C Hains
S1 3249 1/19/16 - 3/11/16 TBA TBA Online Rebecca C Hains

Description

This course offers an exploration of the role of the mass media in today's society from a cultural studies perspective. Issues surrounding gender, race, and class are given special emphasis; other categories, such as age, family, and ability, are also considered. Attention is given to various theories that explain the relationship between mediated depictions of society and cultural ideas about different groups within society. Three lecture hours per week.