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JOUR 320 Race and Gender in the Media

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

This course examines the roles of ethnic minorities and women in American society as depicted, documented and distorted in the mass media. Students will study ethnic, racial and gender issues in mass media content, development, policy, and professions, including media stereotypes, contributions of diverse groups to the media and mass communications as an agent of social change.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Evaluate mass media theories, concepts, and practices as they relate to gender, race, and class constructs.