SMC219Y1: Mass Media in Culture and Society

Hours: 
48L/24T

Designed to acquaint students with the essential notions of media studies, and to promote a conscious utilization of contemporary media. Starting with the preliminary definitions of media, mass, and communications, the student is invited to consider critically the cultural constructs created by modern media, from print to photography, filming, TV, computer and Internet.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Society and its Institutions (3)