International Media Systems

International Media Systems
Comparison of media systems in countries and regions outside the United States. Approaches may include media systems analysis, normative theories of the media, and cultural values and norms.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCommunications or international relations major or minor status.
 TaughtContact Department
 ProgramsContaining COMMS 381
Course Outcomes

Communication, Modernization, and Development

Students will learn the role of communication in modernization and development.

Media Systems History

Students will learn the history and development of media systems in nations around the world.

Media Systems and International Events

Students will learn the role of media systems in various countries and some international events that effect them.

International Communication

Students will learn the barriers and challenges to development and communication in different countries or regions.

Conflict and Oppression of Communication

Students will learn about the conflict and oppression of freedom of communications.

Communication Challenges

Students will appreciate the communication challenges facing different peoples.

Diversity and Communication

Students will experience increased respect for diversity of cultures and of the forms of communication.

Freedom of Expression

Students will recognize freedom of expression as a basic (yet relatively rare) human right.