Course Description

Communication Studies

COMM 336W Communication Criticism (3)

Sullivan, D.

sully@SanDiego.edu

CRN 2     Limit 25
M-F         9 - 11:50 a.m.     CH-117

Prerequisites: COMM 130
This course examines the process of media production and the theories related to the effects media have on audiences. A historical approach is used to analyze and explain the development of the field of mass communication. Other topics include the functions media perform for individuals and society. Analysis and application of media theory is emphasized.

COMM 482 Children and Media (3)

Bond, B.

CRN 3     Limit 25
M-F        1 - 3:50 p.m.      CH-117

Prerequisite: It is recommended that students complete COMM 130 and COMM 330 before enrolling in this course.

This course examines the numerous aspects of communication and sports in the U.S., where many of the global trends and developments in sports communication have occurred. Drawing perspectives from popular criticism and scholarly research, the course surveys the development of sports media, the coverage and business of sports media, sports media audiences and fanship, and contemporary issues in sports media, the overage and business of sports communication, sports media audiences and fanship, and contemporary issues in sports communication.

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