Course Details

Credit Hours
3 (no graduate credit)
Credit Type
17 (17 submitted)
3 proctored exams
Faculty Evaluated
Junior standing is required.

The role and importance of mass media in the political process, primarily the U.S. Constitutional protections of the press, politics of media control, political news and advertising, effects of information on election campaigns, political institutions, and policy making.

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College of Arts and Science course fee.

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Note: This is a writing intensive (WI) course that has been approved by the Campus Writing Program. Students will learn about the subject through writing and revising. Therefore, all enrolled students should be prepared to manage their time so that they can complete assignments with enough time to meet their goal for completing the course.

Social Science Course

Writing Intensive Section

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Required materials

1. GraberMass Media & American Politics9th '15978-1-4522-8728-7
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