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Fall 2010
Apr 23,2014
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COMM 317 - MEDIA AND PERSUASION
This course is designed to acquaint students with the following areas: (1) the features and forms of persuasion most commonly observable in the media; (2) the rhetorical/critical perspectives on the power of representation, particularly in television content; and (3) the key controversial issues related to news media as it relates to social issues and political economy. We will also examine and discuss how a theoretical framework aids a critical analysis of mediated appeals embedded in the world that surrounds us. Finally, students will develop and execute a research project related to any aspect of media criticism.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Screening, Seminar

Communications Department

Course Attributes:
CA-School Core-300 Level, WRITING INTENSIVE

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     
      Senior
      Junior

Prerequisites:
FOR COMM 317

General Requirements:
Course or Test: COMM 266
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 208
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 231
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: COMM 201
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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