Mass Communications Courses
MASC 1100 Mass Media and Society (3 credits)
Technology changes us. This class explores how the technology we use shifts our thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and societies. We will better understand the history and evolution of media-from cave art to the Internet. And we will study how the content of our media,pornography, conspiracy theories, propaganda, Harry Potter alters and reflects how we think. We will use various theoretical approaches to understand the ways we are shaped by our media ecosystems. Liberal Education Goal Areas 5 and 9.
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