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DGME 100 Media in Society

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Equivalent Art Course

DGME 103 - Fundamentals of Two-Dimensional Design and ART 301 - Two-Dimensional Design are equivalent courses and either can be used to satisfy degrees in both programs. (Required for AA: Digital Media Graphic Design)

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 and will analyze 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, from cave drawings to texting. This course also includes lessons in advertising, media effects, and 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