Sep 18, 2019  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20
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JOUR 1050 - Introduction to Mass Communication

All forms of mass communication, including newspapers, magazines, broadcast, online, book publishing, public relations, advertising, and photojournalism. Analysis of communication process and media career opportunities.

Requisites: WARNING: no credit if JOUR 1010 or MDIA 1091
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2SS
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: TAG Course: OCM006 Introduction to Mass Communication
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Analyze and be able to discuss the power and influence that the media have in the public sphere.
  • Be aware of the relationship between mass media and political systems.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the significance and impact of mass communications in a global society.
  • Develop an appreciation for legal and ethical issues associated with mass media in a large, diverse democracy.
  • Develop an appreciation for some of the theories and research that explain our relationship with the mass media and mediated communication.
  • Learn how different mass media platforms disseminate topical and current affairs events to targeted markets.

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