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COM 1010 - Critical Thinking through 21st Century Media

This course satisfies 3 credits of the Arts & Humanities General Studies requirement. Through the lens of 21st century media, this course teaches students to be critical media producers and consumers through analytical thinking and inquiry learning skills.  It reviews the similarities and differences between traditional and 21st century media, with attention focused on bias, perspective, author’s intent, audience, social and ethical responsibilities and the impact on a media communication process.  Twenty-first century media will be examined through both primary sources and current media to provide historical context for understanding media communication.