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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HON 206 - Media, Self and Society


Prerequisite, acceptance to the University Honors Program, or consent of instructor. An analysis of mass media as a social institution. This course is an interdisciplinary approach to the origins, history, evolution, and social functions of the mass media. It addresses the impact of the media on the social self. Though it addresses the transitions from oral to print to electronic media the emphasis is on the electronic media and its impact on the social construction of reality. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits