2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 24, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CM 346 - International Communication

(3.00 cr.)

Understanding the field of international communication is an important dimension of contemporary communication studies. This course presents a survey of topics pertaining to mass media's (including new and emerging media) political, economic, cultural, and social impacts. Students explore the field's history and provide a basis for understanding how it started, where it is headed, and what role the media play in modern global life in constituting our identities as audiences, citizens, consumers, and activists. The role of global news organizations and services is highlighted in journalism, advertising, and public relations within varying levels of democracy affecting citizens' access to information. The course takes a cultural approach to studying global media.

Prerequisite: CM 226  or CM 227  or CM 307 .
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall
Years Typically Offered: Annually

Interdisciplinary Studies: IL



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