College of Marin
Spring 2008 Schedule of Classes
See Film heading for additional communications classes.
Directed study courses are offered at the KTD campus.
COMM 110 3.0 units
Intro to Mass Communication
Prerequisite: S SC 125 ADVISED
A critical historical survey of mass media including print (newspapers,
magazines, books), broadcast (radio and television), film, audio
recording, images, news gathering and reporting, public relations,
advertising, media rights and responsibilities, media ethics and impact,
audience and feedback, cyber media, and global media. Designed for general
education, career exploration, and consumer understanding of the
interaction and influences among and between media and our culture.
Transfer Credit: CSU/UC
1758 Dougan M
T 6:10-9pm, KTD/TB119
May be taken for credit as COMM 110 or JOUN 110. Students receive
credit for only one course.
COMM 160 3.0 units
Images of Race, Gender, and Class in the Media
In this course we will explore how gender, race, class, sexual
orientation, ethnicity, and other social positions affect media coverage,
portrayals, production and reception. The course focuses on historical
roots of stereotyping, theories, methods of analysis, media
representations of various groups, and topics of current interest.
Students conduct research projects in their chosen area of interest and
develop expertise in media literacy and criticism with respect to issues
of multiculturalism and gender. May be taken for credit as COMM 160 or
JOUN 160. Students receive credit for only one course. Transfer Credit:
1760 2/05-5/15 Dougan M
T 10:10-12noon, KTD/OH96
and Th 10:10-12noon, KTD/HC165
Note: Room changed from TTh 10:10-12noon, KTD/HC165 to
T 10:10-12noon, KTD/OH96, and Th 10:10-12noon, KTD/HC165
Late start. Meets for 14 weeks.
1761 Borenstein B
Th 6:10-9pm, KTD/HC165
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