Dec 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

COM 393 - Communication Law


Prerequisites, COM 100 , or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 295 , or SCC 295  with a minimum grade of C, or as a corequisite. The course will provide the student with an overview of the basic issues of communications law in the United States, with a focus on constitutional issues such as Freedom of Speech and Expression, Rights of Privacy, Intellectual Property, etc. The goal is to provide the potential media professional with an understanding of the manner in which the law impacts a civil society which uses mass media ranging from newspapers to the Internet. Some sections of this course may be offered for communication studies and/or strategic and corporate communication majors only. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits