DMP-140 - Intro to Mass Communication

3 credits

This course familiarizes the student with the definitions of communication, the important role of the mass media in shaping our culture as well as the sophisticated mass media communications vehicles. The wide spectrum of communications from the evolution of various media, to the impact on today's society, is explored. This includes programming philosophies/practices, image shaping, the First Amendment, information gathering, the world view of citizens and what influence the media has on politics or politics on the media.

Previously known as: TPRD-140