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    Skidmore College
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Catalog 2017-2018
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ID 220 - Introduction to Communications and Media Studies


Credits: 4
An interdisciplinary introduction to the questions re: human dilemmas in the context of an increasingly technology and media saturated culture. The course begins with close consideration of the nature and structure of human communication and an historical overview of communications and media. Students will study media from both psychological and societal perspectives and will consider the impact of media on politics, government, community, and consumer behavior. Special attention will be paid throughout the course to the personal and social impact of current and emerging forms of communication and media.
Note(s): (Meets expository writing requirement for students who placed at EN 105 level or who have completed EN 103.)
J. Devine



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