Telecommunications | Telecommunications Processes and Effects
T314 | 11217 | Fox, J.

1) The course prerequisites:
Tel T205 with a grade of C- or better or consent of instructor

2) Course objectives:
Examination of the effects of mass media on human cognitions,
attitudes, and behaviors, relying on empirical social science
research; emphasis on the effects on individuals, although study
will include groups, organizations, and social norms.

3) Course format:

4) Grading Procedures:
The course grade will be based on attendance-relatedactivities, in-
class written examination, and course assignments.

5) Required Texts:
Harris, R.  A Cognitive Psychology of Mass Communication, (4th
edition).  Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers

6) Meeting Times:
TTh, 1pm  - 2:15pm , TV 245

This course counts toward Social and Historical Studies distribution
requirements in the College of Arts and Sciences. It may, or may
not, also count toward other degree requirements. For more
information about which requirements this course could fulfill see
the College of Arts and Sciences Bulletin at If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.