Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    Jul 22, 2024  
Goucher College 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalogue PLEASE NOTE: This is an archived catalog. Programs are subject to change each academic year.

COM 323 - Media and the Environment (4 Cr.)

(GCR-ENV)(GCR Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies area)
In this course, we will explore the role that media play in our relationship with the environment. We will focus on such topics as the role of news media in people’s understandings of climate change, communication in the environmental justice movement, the use of digital media to organize against the global climate crisis, mass media as a driver of consumer culture, and the relations of media technologies with energy and waste. The course includes a community-based learning component that requires out-of-class service work in environmental sustainability and civic engagement. Prerequisites:  , COM 232 , and sophomore standing by the beginning of the course; or permission of instructor. Spring semester. Kimball.