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MSCM 103 - Survey of Motion Picture, Radio, and Television

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level and read college level-texts.
Transfers to:UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: MSCM 103 or MSCM 128)

This course provides an overview of the history, theory, and aesthetic principles of radio, television, and motion pictures, and examines their social impacts and effects on society. The changing nature of consumer information is explored, along with the evolution of these three mediums in the traditional and non-traditional aspects of listening, writing, and viewing. The social, political, regulatory, ethical, and occupational impacts of the electronic media are also studied.

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