Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
COMM 2170 Introduction to Media Studies
Prerequisite: ENGL 1102
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.
Prerequisite: Department Approval
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.