COM 183: Persuasion

Students will examine and analyze the persuasive techniques used within the different mediums of the mass media. Emphasis will be placed on radio and television and the various segments within those mediums including news, advertising and commercial product placement. This course will expose students to various theories and allow them to identify those theories which are prevalent throughout the mass media and the persuasive effects those theories have on the various audiences.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Class offerings by semester

  Winter Summer Fall

Even Years
(2022, 2024, 2026)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

Odd Years
(2023, 2025, 2027)

offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class
Revised: 3/30/23

Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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