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BALS Sample Class: The History of Mass Media in America (3/14)


14 Mar 5:20-7:50pm

Join us to sample a class from our Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program and experience what this degree completion program has to offer you.

BLHS-221: The History of Mass Media in America
School of Continuing Studies, Room C213

Course Description:
This course provides an historical overview of American mass media beginning with the advent of the colonial newspaper, and then surveying the rise of radio, television and film through the 20th century. There will be an emphasis on the early roots of journalism, and technological and social developments of communications systems and their impact on American culture. Students will also consider contemporary trends and conflicts, particularly those that concern the press.

*Please note that this sample class is reserved for students interested in the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program. If you are interested in another program at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies, please contact Admissions and we will connect you with a visit opportunity.

Georgetown School of Continuing Studies

640 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20001

Add to Calendar 2016-03-14 17:20 2016-03-14 19:50 America/New_York BALS Sample Class: The History of Mass Media in America (3/14) Join us to sample a class from our Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program and experience what this degree completion program has to offer you. BLHS-221: The History of Mass Media in America School of Continuing Studies, Room C213 Course Description: This course provides an historical overview of American mass media beginning with the advent of the colonial newspaper, and then surveying the rise of radio, television and film through the 20th century. There will be an emphasis on the early roots of journalism, and technological and social developments of communications systems and their impact on American culture. Students will also consider contemporary trends and conflicts, particularly those that concern the press. *Please note that this sample class is reserved for students interested in the Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program. If you are interested in another program at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies, please contact Admissions and we will connect you with a visit opportunity. Georgetown School of Continuing Studies , 640 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington, District of Columbia, United States 20001 MM/DD/YYYY