SOCY 275 - Media and Society
This course will introduce students to a sociological analysis of the mass media. Topics include the mass media and socialization; functionalist theory and the mass media; conflict theory and the mass media; the economics of the media industry and its influence on the products we consume; advertising; the hidden world of public relations; social life in online environments; the history of celebrity and the sociological implications of celebrity gossip.
Offer as needed
Flexible Core - Individual and Society
MESO - ME_SOCY_2 (Social Institutions)
Academic Progress Units
Repeat For Credit