COMM 4220

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Every media format uses entertainment, including video games, advertising, television, movies, sports, and news. This course examines the psychology (conscious and unconscious) of entertainment, including why people like entertainment, what makes a story entertaining, how people mentally process entertainment, what makes things frightening or funny, and whether or not entertainment can persuade.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory psychology or COMM 1101 or COMM 2200.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  1360COMM 4220  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: Introductory psychology or COMM 1101 or 2200.