Apr 20, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CMMC 352 - Communication Theories and Culture

3 credits
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. The course examines 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.

Priority enrollment to Communication majors.