Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

COMM 2170 Introduction to Media Studies

Prerequisite: ENGL 1102

3-0-3

This course provides students with a foundation in the study of mass media and emerging new media. It provides an introduction to the important key concepts and critical methodologies that are essential to an understanding of the historical, social and political effects of media as both technological tool and cultural artifact.

COMM 1000 Integrated Skills for International Students

Prerequisite: Department Approval

3-0-3

This course focuses on developing academic reading, writing, speaking and listening skills for international students. Students practice language and academic activities, such as note-taking, basic research, and discourse designed to support concurrent academic course work.

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