Sep 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM 2360 Film and Civic Engagement

This course is designed to help expand students’ understanding of social engagement and activism on local and global levels. The course will illustrate the vast capabilities of film medium in exploring social issues, raising consciouness, and encouraging viewers’ active engagement on behalf of social causes. Through weekly viewing and analysis of films dealing with a variety of pressing social issues, the course will attempt to enhance students’ awareness and inspire them to become active in their communities as agents of positive change. The course will focus on both social values and aesthetic aspects of the films.
Credits: 3.0