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DGME 100 Media in Society

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Students will examine media's influence on culture and society while also analyzing their personal media habits. This course helps students evaluate the ways in which they receive and perceive news and entertainment. Students will be guided through the extraordinary history of mass communication. This course includes lessons in advertising, media effects, and the application of media theories.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C3; Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4).
C-ID: JOUR 100