Aug 15, 2020  
2008-2009 University Catalogue 
2008-2009 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

CMMC 352 - Communication Theories and Culture

An intellectual history of influential 20th-century theories of communication, with a focus on the relationships between media and culture. This course reviews critical intellectual developments in the field against the backdrop of public events, social movements, and the changing daily lives of people in diverse places. How communication systems shape the course of public and private lives and how changes in communication reshaped the way we theorize about the world and the field are examined. Students read primary material in its original form, view media examples, write short position papers reflecting communication theory and culture, and complete a term paper. Formerly CM 251

Prerequisites & Notes
Priority enrollment to Communication majors.

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs