Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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MDIA 1091 - Introduction to Mass Media

Overview of American media industries from economic and cultural-critical perspectives. Examines organizational structures, delivery systems, programming, government regulation, technological functions, and social impact of media.

Requisites: WARNING: no credit if JOUR 1010 or JOUR 1050
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
Learning Outcomes:
  • Attain media literacy.
  • Comprehend major cultural trends in media.
  • Trace the historical development of specific media.
  • Understand reciprocal ways in which mass media shape an information society and in turn are influenced by social and political considerations.

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