Media (MED) courses
MED 120 Introduction to Mass CommunicationGeneral Education Component: GEC 110 - Human Cultures: Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Theories and issues related to mass media as agents of social change. Both print and electronic media will be covered, including newspapers, radio, television and film.
MED 197 Selected Topics in Media
A variable credit lecture/discussion and/or lab course. Content varies with topics identified by title in the course schedule. The course may be repeated if the topics differ; however, no more than six credits may count as elective credit toward any degree. Check with the appropriate department head to see if credit for this course will count toward the major or minor.
MED 274 Understanding FilmGeneral Education Component: GEC 111 - Human Cultures: Humanitites.
The aesthetic and technical perspective of all types of motion pictures (narrative, non-narrative, experimental) using a number of selected domestic and foreign films as examples. Written analyses, reviews and critiques are required. Viewing of selected films outside of class time is required.