Mass Communication and Its Impact On Society

Course Description

A survey of the mass media and measurement of its impact on culture and society. Mass media effects on global and American institutions. Theories of mass communications in the context of each medium: books, newspapers, magazines, movies, radio, recordings, television and the Internet. Ethical and legal implications of media and their effects on the individual and society. Influences of the media on gender, ethnic and minority issues.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00613 JOUR 2 61Z ······· TBA-TBA Farideh Dada ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-07-01 to 2019-08-11.

Footnote Information

JOUR-002.-61Z: Online Course. Students must have access to a computer, the Web and an individual e-mail address. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page:

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or ESL 5.
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