COM 421

Communication and Social Change

Academic Year Semester Location Online
2017-2018 Fall Main campus No

Level: Undergraduate

Credits: 3

Lab Fee: None

Pre-requisites: None

This course examines the role of language in shaping social, political and cultural institutions in contemporary American society. It looks at how organized collectives can come together to bring about or resist a program of change, especially with the use of new media technologies. The course considers a variety of approaches to studying social change and applies these approaches to both historical and contemporary social movements.