Humanities - Theological Research Institute
Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences
October 2018 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: analyze various aspects of U.S. culture (films, music, advertisements, fashion, sports and the internet); articulate how various aspects of culture convey particular beliefs and attitudes about views on individuality, family, education, race, gender, sexuality, class, nationality, age, religion and ability; compare and contrast these beliefs and attitudes, as represented in various cultural texts, and their impact on individuals and society; articulate how cultural influences impact the lives of individuals throughout society; and apply strategies to mitigate cultural influences that shape thought and behavior.
The learning experience provides a general introduction to Cultural Studies, emphasizing the historical, theoretical foundations, and disciplinary boundaries in the field in American iterations.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Cultural Studies or as a general elective (10/20).