POLS 521. Rhetoric, Politics and the Mass Media. 3 Hours H.

This course investigates the ways in which rhetorical strategies (persuasive and linguistic usage) permeate the relationship between politics and politicians and the mass media. We will analyze media coverage of political debates, the presidential use of radio, television and press conferences, and the network evening news coverage of political events to see how political decisions are influenced by and influence the media. (Same as COMS 335.) Prerequisite: COMS 130 or COMS 150. LEC.

Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in Political Science


...Parties POLS 516 Public Opinion and American Democracy POLS 520 Political Communication POLS 521 Rhetoric...

Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies


...POLS 151 Introduction to Comparative Politics Honors POLS...Population and Society SOC 521 Wealth, Power, and...

Bachelor of Arts in Humanities


...and Theory POLS 674 International Ethics POLS 684...351 Africa Today SOC 521 Wealth, Power, and...

Minor in Human Sexuality


...Physical Appearance WGSS/PSYC 521 Women and Violence...Sex, and Globalization WGSS/POLS 640 Politics of...

Bachelor of Science in Education


...Europe POLS 150 Introduction to Comparative Politics POLS...Psychology of Women WGSS 521 Women and Violence...