Course: CTVA 305. History of Television (3)
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in CTVA 100, CTVA 210, CTVA 220, and CTVA 230 or CTVA 240 or CTVA 250 or CTVA 260. Examination of the historical evolution of American terrestrial television from its inception in radio, to contemporary emergence in online streaming formats. Topics include commercial and nonprofit networks, federal regulation, sociocultural influences in programming, and advertising.