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Spring 2011
Apr 24,2014
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COMM 209 - HISTORY OF TV AND NEW MEDIA
This course will provide an in depth study of electronic media and telecommunications in America by tracing and researching media-telecommunications infrastructures from an historical perspective. Further, the course will examine convergence of the broadcast-telecommunications and related on-line media industries including, but not limited to, the traditional radio-television-cable systems, computer companies, telephone systems and emerging personal and industrial wireless media infrastructures. Additionally, the course will explore historical perspectives and trends in programming, media economics, ownership-media executives, audiences concerns and responsibilities, industry ethics, regulation, and an introduction to select global media infrastructures and regulation.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Screening

Communications Department

Course Attributes:
WRITING INTENSIVE

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

Prerequisites:
FOR COMM 209

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ENGL 180
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: SOSC 101
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: BADM 115
Minimum Grade of D
May not be taken concurrently. )


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