Jun 24, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCI 380 - Mass Media and Society 3 hours


Emphasis on critical examination of contemporary mass media, including television, film, advertising and news. Sociological theories of mass media. History of mass media. Social impacts of mass media. Political influences on mass media. Information flows in democratic societies. Sexism, racism, classism, heterosexism, and ethnocentrism in mass media. Advertising and consumerism. Popular culture. The internet. Offered odd spring. Prerequisite: Junior standing.



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