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COMM 102 Intro to Mass Media

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: none
Distance Learning Options:

Introduction to Mass Media provides students an overview of the history and function of journalism and news media in a democratic society. Students study the history of mass media in the U.S. and gain knowledge of techniques in newsgathering and reporting, AP style, photojournalism, page design, and roles played in a 21st century newsroom. Students will gain hands-on skills covering news and sporting events on-campus and are encouraged to contribute to The Collegian student newspaper.