May 20, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 4560 - Media and Popular Culture

A survey of the historical origins and cultural impact of several mass media, including television, film, radio, the Internet, and print media. The course aims to increase media literacy through analysis of specific media products as well as discussion of broad topics such as: advertising and commercialization; politics and censorship; gender, race, and social identity.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: Any COMM or LITR course, graduate standing, or permission of instructor.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 4

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