Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

SY308/CS308
Sociology of Mass Communication
0.5 Credit

This course considers the social organization, social impact and social meaning of the media of mass communication. Some topics will be: models of mass communication; the roles of regulators, communicators and gatekeepers in the creation of media content, the nature of media content; the question of effects and the mass audience. (Cross-listed as CS308.)

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
One of SY203*, SY280, SY281 or CS203 and CS235 (or permission of the department).