MCOM300 - Mass Media Law

General

Prefix
MCOM
Course Number
300
Course ID
00187536
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Lecture
Department(s)
Mass Communications
Description
First Amendment foundation, broadcast regulation, commercial speech and copyright in historical and contemporary contexts. Prereq.: MCOM 200.
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

Credits

Min
3
Max
3
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
No
MN Goal Designation(s)
-
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome
Exhibit enhanced analytical thinking through use of past and anticipated media law problems, readings, and essays as they relate to the field of journalism.
Outcome
Address potential legal problems in journalism, analyze copyright laws, and research broadcast and print regulation.
Outcome
Analyze research tools and explore how to use organizational assistance for coping with media laws as journalists; research and analyze the law as it pertains to journalism.
Outcome
Discuss and analyze the First Amendment and its freedom of the press implications.
Outcome
Research state and federal journalism laws.

Dependencies

No dependencies