This course examines various popular theories of interpersonal and mass communication, with emphasis on mass communication. The ways in which society and mass communication affect each other are critically examined, with the goal of developing the students’ own ideas, opinions, and preferences concerning these theories. Students will receive practical assistance in the areas of speaking, reading, writing, listening, and research. An advanced library orientation has been incorporated as part of this course.
Prerequisite(s): COM 245 or ENG 122.