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2021 Fall Late Start/10 Wks
COMM101/Lecture/BL1 - 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:  Online Asynchronous

There is no textbook purchase required for this course section. This course uses freely available OER materials.

Registration Type Traditional
Fees OER Fee $10.00 (Fee Group All)
Instructors Xaver, Chris M
Duration 10/5/2021 - 12/17/2021
Schedule WEB  12:00 AM - 12:00 AM;  Online, Online, Room BBoard
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 | 3 Remaining

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Tompkins Cortland Community College200
Program  Under Grad200
College  English/Humanities208
Department  Comm & Media Arts2015
Class Level  First Year2014
Population  General200