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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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MCO 220 Media Literacy

3 Credit(s) PGR
In this course students will use a critical perspective to become informed consumers and creators of media texts–to access, analyze, evaluate, and communicate information in print, electronic and digital formats. Issues discussed in class will address topics like the social impact of popular culture, influence of advertising on media content, mass media as a global industry, how to read the news, and media as a source of information and entertainment. Three lecture hours per week. Not open to students who have received credit for COM220.