Course Descriptions

Communication Studies

COMM 330W Media Process and Effects (3)

Bradley Bond

bond@sandiego.edu

CRN 59 Limit 20
3-week Post Session (8/7 – 8/25)
M-F                
9 – 11:40 a.m.            
OH-226

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.  Note: Course will be canceled if there are fewer than six (6) paid students enrolled as of Monday, July 24.