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COM 297E - Topic: Advertising and Consumer Culture

Course Description: In this course we will examine the historical roots of consumer society, the institution of advertising and the impacts of advertising on social, cultural, and political life in America from the turn of the century to the present day. We will conclude the semester with an examination of social, political, and artistic responses to advertising. Students will have the opportunity to design an advertisement or an adbust.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Communications Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration