Communication
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

COMM 380: Media Criticism

COMM 380-DL1: Media Criticism
(Fall 2017)

Online

Section Information for Fall 2017

Media trump

This asynchronous online course examines practical criticism of a wide variety of media texts including television programs, newspapers, articles, films, photographs, and advertisements. This course introduces principles of major contemporary modes of analysis for systematically interpreting visual and verbal forms of communication. This course is designed to enable students to formulate their own philosophies on the role of mass media-making and popular culture through the careful analysis of key theories of communication, the meaning, and interpretation of media-making and the institutions that shape our social, political, economic, cultural and social values in a contemporary society. 

COMM 380 DL1 is a distance education section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines practical criticism of a wide variety of media texts including television programs, newspapers, articles, films, photographs, and advertisements. Introduces principles of major contemporary modes of analysis for systematically interpreting visual and verbal forms of communication. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of 60 hours or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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