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2021 Fall 15 Wks
COMM101/Lecture/M01 - Mass Media | Credits 3.00
This is a critical issues survey course of national mass media that focuses on media literacy. The historical development, economic structure, organization, function, and effects of mass media in society today are emphasized. The course studies the influence of media on American culture through advertising, print, books, news, radio, television programming, the Internet, games, movies, and popular music, etc. It reviews ideological, technological, and regulatory developments that produced our existing media system, and analytical tools and techniques that enhance media literacy. Topics include: media's role in shaping attitudes towards race, gender, sexuality, and class, and relationships between media and society. COMM 101 fulfills the SUNY General Education Social Sciences requirement. Prerequisites: None. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.

    Teaching Mode:  On-Campus & Online Asynchronous Blend

Registration Type Traditional
Fees OER Fee $10.00 (Fee Group All)
Instructors Xaver, Chris M
Duration 8/30/2021 - 12/17/2021
Schedule T  9:00 AM - 10:15 AM;  TCCC/Main-Dryden, Main, Room 147A
Credit Types Audit Credit Contract Dual Credit Equiv. Credit Global Connections International Educat Proficiency Exam Permission to Attend Regional Summer Sch Sr Audit Tech Prep X-Enroll
Class 20 Seats | 8 Remaining

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Tompkins Cortland Community College300
Program  Under Grad300
College  English/Humanities300
Department  Comm & Media Arts3011
Class Level  First Year308
Population  General301