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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COM 350 - Mass Communication Theory

Prerequisites, COM 100 , or SCC 100  with a minimum grade of B- and COM 151  and COM 295 , or SCC 295  with a minimum grade of C. This course examines the full range of mass communication theories, and places them in historical and philosophical context. Normative theories concerned with media roles in various political, social, and economic environments are examined, as are theories of media effects on individuals and societies. Included will be examination of naturalistic, interpretive, and critical theories. Some sections of this course may be offered for communication studies and/or strategic and corporate communication majors only. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits