DGME 100 - Media in Society

DGME 100 Media in Society

Students will examine media's influence on culture and society and will analyze their personal media habits. This course helps students evaluate the ways in which they receive and perceive news and entertainment. Students will be guided through the extraordinary history of mass communication, from cave drawings to texting. This course also includes lessons in advertising, media effects, and application of media theories.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area C3; Area E5b
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area D), UC (IGETC Area 4).
C-ID: JOUR 100
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College of San Mateo

Department: Digital Media

Number of Units: 3


This description is for the Spring 2022 term