Thomas Edison State University | Courses & Schedules

This site provides information using PDF, visit this link to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader DC software.

COM-120 Introduction to Mass Communications I

This course explores the nature and history of how complex organizations produce public messages. The course examines the development of mass media after the invention of the printing press, the telegraph and telephone, and photography. It also examines the relationship between mass communication and culture as well as the historical and cultural significance and impact of the media.

Study Methods:

Guided Study (COM-120-GS):
Nov 2019,  Dec 2019,  Jan 2020,  Feb 2020,  Mar 2020
Online Courses (COM-120-OL):
Nov 2019,  Dec 2019,  Jan 2020,  Feb 2020,  Mar 2020

Semester Hours: 3

Preview the Online Syllabus new window
(Please go to our bookstore, MBS Direct new window in order to view the correct materials for each course by semester as the contents of the actual online syllabus may differ from the preview due to updates or revisions)