Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

COM 315 Media Analysis(RLA)

4 hours; 4 credits. An intensive theory and writing course introducing students to diverse approaches to media analysis, from semiotics, psychoanalysis, intertextuality, and discourse analysis. Students explore ways to read and understand different kinds of media texts, including print, audio, visual, and digital texts. Students will also learn to explore and explain their ideas and arguments in writing about media texts. Prerequisites: COM 203.