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Media Studies

The courses listed here were previously listed under Broadcasting and Communication.

Also see courses listed under Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Journalism.

MEDIA 1, Survey of Mass Media Communications    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU • IGETC AREA 4G (Social & Behavioral Sciences) • Prerequisite: None. • C-ID: JOUR 100.

Formerly Communication 1.

This course introduces aspects of communications and the impact of mass media on the individual and society. The survey includes newspapers, magazines, radio, television, cable, motion pictures, online media, advertising, public relations, theories of communication, and mass communication modes, processes and effects.

1556   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUS 106   Dickinson L M

Above section 1556 is part of the Young Collegians Program. Please call (310) 434-3501 for additional information about the program.

1557   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   LS 152   Coleman D

1558   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   LS 119   Lange J G

1559   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Brewer S L

Above section 1559 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1560   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Movius L

Above section 1560 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1561   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Movius L

Above section 1561 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4057   6:30p-9:40p MW   LS 106   Brewington R H

Above section 4057 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 13.

MEDIA 10, Media, Gender, and Race    3 units

Transfer: UC (meets UC Berkeley American Cultures graduation requirement); CSU • IGETC AREA 4G (Social and Behavior Sciences) • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Communication 10. This course satisfies the Santa Monica College Global Citizenship requirement.

This course is an historical overview of media in the United States. Using readings from selected texts, clips from movies, radio and television broadcasts, as well as period literature, students analyze and debate representations in the media with a focus on class, gender, and race/ethnicity. Critical thinking is stressed in this course.

1562   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LS 117   Gougis M J

1563   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   LS 117   Gougis M J

1564   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUNDY 415   Charles H E

Above section 1564 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1565   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Muñoz M E

Above section 1565 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1566   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Muñoz M E

Above section 1566 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

4058   6:30p-9:40p MW   LS 117   Goldstein Martin M

Above section 4058 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 13.

4059   6:30p-9:40p TTh   LS 119   Giggans J H

Above section 4059 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 24 to Aug 14.

MEDIA 13, Broadcasting Announcing and Production    3 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: None.

Formerly Broadcasting 3A.

This course offers training and practical experience in announcing for radio and television and for radio control room operation, combining voice, recordings, editing, and other elements in broadcasting performance and production.

1568   2:45p-4:50p MTWTh   LS 106   Brewington R H

MEDIA 88A, Independent Studies in Media Studies    1 unit

Transfer: CSU

Please see “Independent Studies” section.

1569   Arrange-3 Hours        Grass Hemmert N L

4085   6:00p-9:05p MTWTh   BUNDY 121   Dawson F R

Above section 4085 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 14, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

MEDIA 90B, Internship in Media Studies    2 units

Transfer: CSU • Prerequisite: Media 11 or 13 or 14. Students must arrange an approved internship prior to enrolling in this class. F-1 students must see the Immigration Coordinator at the International Education Center before enrolling.

Formerly Broadcasting 90B.

Students become acquainted with the career fields of radio, television or other media by working in a professional broadcasting or media company. Students spend a minimum of 60 hours during the term under the supervision of a media professional. Learning objectives and exit internship evaluation are required. Limited availability. Broadcast 90B requires 120 hours (8 hours/week for 16-week semester).

Students must have taken or be concurrently enrolled in a minimum of one broadcasting class, with a minimum of 7 units (including the internship), maintained throughout the semester at SMC. Limited availability.

1570   Arrange-24 Hours        Grass Hemmert N L

Above section 1570 meets for 8 weeks, Jun 23 to Aug 15.

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