Mass Communications Courses
MASC 2600 Advertising and Culture (3 credits)
Advertising is everywhere and we are bombarded by a great number of mediated messages each day. This course examines the theoretical and practical aspects of advertising and gives an overview of the field. Students will gain an increased awareness of how advertising works, where it fits into the fabric of our society, and how it is used--sometimes ethically and sometimes not. The course incorporates lecture, discussion, and projects and students analyze print, broadcast and digital advertising.
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