- Name: Critical Analysis of Mass Media
- Division: Liberal Arts
- Discipline: Journalism
- Units (Credits): 3.00
I. Catalog Course Description
Surveys the role of newspapers, radio, television, advertising and public relations organizations. Offers interpretation of the day's news and analysis of media performance.
II: Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, student should be able to:
- Critically study the flow of news and information
- Explore how media influences us and our society
- Better understand how the various media operate and why they are important to our academic and career goals and our daily lives
- Become better media consumers
- Anticipate how our media might appear in the 21st century
- Determine what use each of us might make of the media
III: Course Linkage
Successful students will:
- Have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
- Have problem solving, creative, and critical thinking skills.
- Have effective and efficient learning skills, including the location and evaluation of information.
- Understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world.
Scheduled JOUR-101 classes:
There are currently no JOUR-101 classes scheduled for this term.