|(3 cr.) This course helps students to develop an
awareness and understanding of laws, regulations
and professional standards of practice that apply
to the work of communications practitioners.
Attention is given to First Amendment guarantees,
libel, privacy, journalist's privilege,
copyright, media and advertising regulation.
Selected cases are highlighted as examples of
opinions handed down by state and federal courts.
Junior status is required.
Prerequisite: COM 120 or MSS 101; Every Year, Fall and Spring|