Sep 27, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 420 - Communication Law and Ethics

(3 Credits)

This course provides an overview of legal and ethical issues pertaining to traditional print and broadcast media, as well as Internet communication and advertising. Students will review U.S. case law involving issues such as libel, privacy, copyright, censorship, and licensing, and will examine these issues from other cultural and legal perspectives. The course will also address ethical responsibilities of communication professionals.  It is recommended that students have completed COM 310 or an upper-level LAW course as a prerequisite to this course. 

Prerequisite(s): COM 310   

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