2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

HUM 212 Media: Conveyor of Cultural Ideas

An examination of media as tools to convey cultural ideas (including religious ideas, philosophical ideas, world views, persuasive messages, and culture itself). This course develops a Christian lens for consumers and producers of media to evaluate mass media on behalf of church and society. The student will investigate how the mass media both reflect and shape cultural ideas. Students will apply critical skills to learn how to analyze all forms of media communication. (This course is cross-listed as COM 212.) 3 credits.