Understanding Media

3.00 crs.

Advanced Common Curriculum & Loyola Core Knowledge & Values: Social Science

This is an examination of the different mass media, with special attention to their historical and technological development; to the economic aspects of mass communication including media conglomerates and cross-media ownership; to the theories of communication; to the collection and dissemination of news; and to the international aspects of communication.

This course satisfies an Advanced Common Curriculum Behavior/Social Science Modern requirement for students who began their program of study before fall semester 2013.

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