Aug 09, 2020  
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2020-2021
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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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