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Graduation and Retention Network

JOUR 101

Media and Society

This course will provide students with a solid foundation of the mass media – covering the history, theory and economics surrounding and associated with mass communication industries. 


Learning Objectives/Outcomes

By the end of this course, students should be able to do the following:

  • Understand the evolution, economics, trends and cultural-interplay surrounding mass communication industries
  • Identify key historical figures and important milestones in the evolution of mass media
  • Critically reflect on the positive and negative effects of media on society
  • Students will recognize the relationship between topics studied in class and examples observed in our current media environment and culture

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.