Thomas Edison State University | Courses & Schedules
Skip to Main Content

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):
Jan 2019,  Feb 2019,  Mar 2019,  Apr 2019,  May 2019,  Jun 2019
Online Courses (COM-120-OL):
Jan 2019,  Feb 2019,  Mar 2019,  Apr 2019,  May 2019,  Jun 2019

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)