[MDST 110] Concepts of Media: An Introduction to Media Theory
This course introduces students to core concepts, debates, and overarching theoretical concerns that are central to the field of media studies. It explores a range of topics including the complex relationship between mass media and democracy, the diverse ways in which people try to understand â€œpopular culture,â€ concepts of ideology and political economy, the consequences of global media industry consolidation, issues of gender, race, sexuality, and media representation, and theories of technology as they relate to media.
Concepts of Media: An Introduction to Media Theory
Fulfills Domain/Capstone Requirements
Offered each spring.