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GDES 002: History of Media and Communication

Course Description

This course introduces the history, structure, function, economics, content, and evolution of radio, television, film, the internet, and new media, including traditional and mature formats. Instructors encourage students to explore the social, political, regulatory, ethical and occupational impact of the electronic media.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: C. Humanities
Last Updated 7/19/23