An investigation into the nature and impact of mass media and popular culture. Students will explore a wide range technological, historical, economic, theological, and other social factors and issues so they will be equipped to answer the central question of the course: how can media users faithfully and critically engage the popular narratives and other media experiences of today’s culture?
NB: Fulfills University core requirement for social and global inquiry. Required of all media studies stream majors in first year.
Prerequisite(s): None. (0-0; 3-0)