May 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

PHIL 231 - Media Ethics 3 s.h.

Application of ethical concepts to issues surrounding contemporary media and its use, especially TV and video. Questions concern the portrayal of violence, sex, crime, and truth in advertising. Students will be challenged to acquire theoretical knowledge concerning ethics and a sensitivity for the application of that knowledge. Literature, textbook assignments, case studies and video presentations. Students will be encouraged to explore connections between modern mass-media and the moral standards of the society in which we live. A-E Only. Offered Spring only.
Prerequisite(s): SoS.