Course: Persuasion and Propaganda (CO-362-1) 

What are the differences that exist between being persuasive and being a propagandist in communicating? What is a lie? Is there ever such a thing as a good lie? How do mass media historically and in the present day deceive viewers, readers, and listeners? How do corporations use media to propagate positions, policies, and products/services? How do politicians and governments persuade publics and why? These are just some of the questions students will examine in Persuasion and Propaganda. The emphasis is upon making students more aware and reflective on the uses and consequences of modern persuasive media. General Education Choice for Part C. Generally offered yearly. 3 credits

Faculty:Credit: Day/Time:Pre-Regs:
Waite3LECT TH 5:30 PM 7:50 PM

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