Pellissippi State is a vital institution accustomed to transformation and growth. Since its founding in 1974 as State Technical Institute at Knoxville, the College has expanded the teaching of technology, the use of technology in instruction, and the transfer of technology to local business and industry in support of regional economic development.
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Credit(s):3This course critically analyzes mass communication and its effect on society. It equips students with media literacy skills to deconstruct mass media’s influence. It compares media representations of societal behavior and belief systems of differing cultures. Students study film and television and how these media depict individuals, institutions, and issues. Students also study copyright and ethics in the converging media workplace and the history of mass media 1850-present.