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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MDST 4220 - Sports and Media

In-depth, diversified examination of sports in the mass media. The course is designed to help students think more critically about the role of sports in culture, as well as the role of sports in the contemporary media landscape. Topics may include, but will not be limited to, the portrayal and representations of athletes in the media, coverage of various sports by the media, impact of new media on sports and sports coverage, nationalism in sports, effects of media on sports and vice versa, and sports and media as businesses.

Prerequisite: COMM 2900, COMM 2050, or permission of instructor