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SOS 155 - Media and Society


Timely interactive social theory and methods course that focuses on the influence of mass media on society and society's influence on mass media.  Course includes the use of computers in the classroom so students get first-hand research and media literacy training.  Topics include, but are not limited to, social theory, research methods, culture, social stratification, and the social institutions as these are engaged through local, national, and international media sources.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  COM 100 Introduction to Mass Media

 

Credits: 3
Cross-listed
COM 154
Hours
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Identify social theories used by sociologists to study media.
  2. Identify social research methods used by sociologists to study media.
  3. Discuss issues related to the influence of media on social life.




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