2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin

ENG 131 Self, Media and Society

(Formerly DRA 131

3 hours 

In this course we will study social media, movies, television, citizen journalism, digital video games and other media forms, to become literate of how the media influences our knowledge, work, social lives, and connect the self to society. Using a variety of cultural studies and media analysis methods, students will explore how media literacy impacts personal empowerment and participation in social and political life while engaging in individual and group media research and communication assignments.






This course satisfies the Flexible Core: Individual and Society area of the Gen Ed Program.