|(3 cr.) This honors course is a survey of media history.
Students observe how media industries have
developed and changed over the years and study the
relationships between various industries. The
historical, political, economic and social
contexts in which media have operated also are
discussed. Particular attention is given to major
events in media history, and how those events have
shaped the contemporary media. Finally, students
are introduced to archival research and have the
opportunity to examine historical artifacts,
including photographs, newspapers, magazines,
books, newsreels, movies, records, tapes, etc.
Honors students only.
Every Year, All|