Course Description for Media Theories and Effects
Media Theories and Effects
Prerequisite: MMC 1004
Co-requisite: MMC 3105
Description: This course introduces students to mass media theories scholars use to study the effects of media messages. Students will also read and discuss research illustrating the media's impact on individuals, society, and cultures. Topics include the media's relationship to stereotyping, images of sexuality, violence, values, and globalization.