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Winter/Spring 2015
May 25, 2015
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SOC 3176A - Mass Media & Society
Examination of current and classic theories of mass media such as those of Marshall McLuhan. The effects of media on people with respect to family life, education, work patterns, leisure activities, and political behavior. Also an analysis of current media coverage utilizing newspapers, magazines, television programs, and radio newscasts. Readings from current works on the impact of media and term projects deal with positive as well as negative aspects of mass communication, ranging from the issues of courtship, marriage, and sexism to war, peace, revolutions, and counter revolutions. Prerequisite: SOC 1001A or SOC 1002C or ANT 1002A or permission of the instructor.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Division of Social Sciences Division
Sociology/SWK Department

Course Attributes:
Liberal Arts

Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level SOC 1001A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level SOC 1002C Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level SOC 1002A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ANT 1002A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level SOC 001A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level SOC 002A Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level ANT 002A Minimum Grade of D-

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