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5K. American Culture: Culture, Communication, and the Media

ColWrit 5K. American Culture: Culture, Communication, and the Media

3 units

This course examines how the various forms of media intersect with culture to reinforce or change how we see ourselves and the world. Students in this course will investigate this intersection by means of print, radio, TV, movies, music, and the Internet. Through course assignments, students will develop the following language skills: critical listening and reading; small group, whole-class, and public speaking; response writing; and academic and colloquial vocabulary. This course also includes a fieldwork component.

Please note, students enrolling in Colwrit/ESL 5K course must take an online placement exam.