Jun 15, 2024  
College Catalog 2024 - 2025 
College Catalog 2024 - 2025

VMA-111 Introduction to Mass Media

Mass media helps shape the power dynamics in society and politics. This introductory course is the study of social, cultural, economic, ethical and political issues from personal, local, historical and global perspectives of media. Students will explore various kinds of media and their uses such as news, advertising, public relations, entertainment, social media and video games. Through discussions and projects, students will engage with multiple views, experiences, and beliefs in order to become critical consumers and producers media in our multicultural world. The course meets the General Education requirement for Community and Cultural Contexts.
Prerequisites ENG-095  or ELL-103  and MAT-093  or higher.
Gen. Ed. Course Yes
Mass Transfer Course Yes
Credits: 3