Introduction to Mass Communication
Session
8 Week - First
Class Number
10293
Career
Degree Career
Dates
6/21/2021 - 8/13/2021
Units
4 units
Grading
Graded
Description
Focuses on the history, evolution, and societal role of our media. This course is divided into three modules. Module 1 ("Storytelling and the Written Word") focuses on the evolution of books, newspapers, and magazines. In addition, students will learn how the written communication is changing because of social media and media convergence. Module 2 ("Sound and Visual Stories") examines the music industry, radio, television, and film. In addition, the video gaming industry is explored. Module 3 ("The Business, Ethics, and Laws of Media") focuses on advertising, public relations, and media conglomeration. In addition, laws and ethical situations affecting our media will be discussed.
Enrollment Requirements
Written Communication #10801195 or English 1 #20801201. Coursework requires a grade of C or better to satisfy requirement.
Class Attributes
Satisfies Liberal Arts Degree Requirements:
-Composition
-Humanities/Fine Arts
Class Notes
In this online course students may need to view online videos and/or need access to a webcam and microphone. Please consult with the instructor for technical requirements. It is recommended students review Online Learning Etiquette prior to the start of class, copy and paste this URL into your web browser: https://madisoncollege.edu/online-etiquette. ******************** This class may be merged with other class sections within our Learning Management Systems (e.g. Blackboard) to facilitate learning and collaboration amongst class sections. Please contact your faculty member with questions related to how this class may make use of merged sections.
Class Actions
Class Details
Instructor(s)
Larry Hansen
Meets
Online
Meeting Dates
06/21/2021 - 08/13/2021
Room
Online
Instruction Mode
Online Course
Campus
Online
Location
Online
Components
Textbooks/Materials
Special Instructions Rental required textbooks are $0.00 if participating in the College’s rental program. The prices listed are for students who wish to purchase their textbooks or have opted out of the rental program. Prices are subject to change without notice.

MEDIA ESSENTIALS

Book
Status Rental Required
ISBN 9781319208172
Author CAMPBELL
Publisher MAC HIGHER
Edition 5TH 20
Price 104.60 USD
Notes Used books may be available at the bookstore for $68
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
15
Seats Open
10
Class Capacity
25
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
25