CRC19: Courses

JOUR 310 Mass Media and Society

Units: 3

Same As: RTVF 300

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC


Survey of the mass media: history, philosophy, structure and trends, as well as theories which help to explain effects and the importance of mass communications as a social institution. Exploration of economics, technology, law, ethics, and social issues, including cultural and ethnic diversity. This course is the same as RTVF 300, and only one may be taken for credit. (C-ID JOUR 100)

Student Learning Outcomes

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

apply the basic vocabulary and concepts of mass communication verbally and in clear, concise English (SLO #1 GE Vb a).