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January Term Abroad

MSCM-398  Mass Media in the European Union

This course examines contemporary issues in mass communication within the European Union, primarily through the study of mass media institutions and practices of select EU nations. Students study mass media governance, content production, distribution, and regulation, and the influence of political, economic, and social forces on media content, consumption patterns, and social movements. Students learn the principles and practices of radio reporting and audio production, and produce and publish multimedia travel blogs.

Students who have taken one or more of the following courses will have preference: MSCM 011/111, MSCM 012/112, MSCM 150, MSCM 275, MSCM 320, MSCM 322, MSCM 325, MSCM 329, MSCM 333, MSCM/POLS 337, MSCM 375, MSCM 378, POLS 210, POLS 362, ECON 331, TCCA 230.

Prerequisite: Fall semester prior to JT'15 departure, students will be required to enroll and participate in the IDST 098 Orientation to International Study (1 credit).

Faculty: Professor Michael Huntsberger

Fees: Program Fee: $5000 Estimated Air: $1600
Credits: 4
LC: IS or GP