2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Nov 17, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MENT 3100:Fundamentals of Media and Entertainment Studies

3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
Prerequisite: COM 2230  
This course is an introduction to media and entertainment studies. "Media studies" topics include not only media institutions, but also the context, history, and economics of media; meaning and ideology; effects on audience behavior; public life; and globalization. "Entertainment studies" focuses on any communication function used for entertainment purposes, including television, film, music, video games, sports, travel/tourism, museums, and theme parks. This course will address the history, challenges, trends, and career options in these areas.



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