Jan 22, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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COMM 231 - Propaganda


Credit(s): 3
Cross-Listed With: MEDA 231  
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111  
This course focuses on the development, principles, techniques, and results of mass persuasion from its beginnings in ancient civilizations to its transformation in the modern technological society. Students study mass persuasion and political propaganda during war and peace, with emphasis on its impact on current-day political affairs through readings, viewing of films, and emphasis on its impact on current-day political affairs, viewing of films and video, examination of graphic and print materials and class discussions. The objective is to hone critical reasoning to identify semantic and perceptual techniques used for mass persuasion.



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