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The Good Life Course Pairing

Theology Matters (TH 201)

C.S. Lewis said, "If you do not listen to Theology, that will not mean that you have no ideas about God. It will mean that you have a lot of wrong ones—bad, muddled, out-of-date ideas." He was right. By reviewing aspects of biblical, historical, and contemporary theology, this course will give you the tools to sort out what you believe and why.

Faculty biography

Dr. Arthur Sutherland is an Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola. He has advanced degrees from Yale University Divinity School and Princeton Theological Seminary. He is concerned about the intersection of Christian thought and the ethics of everyday life

Multimedia Storytelling (CM 308)

A practical exploration of how multimedia stories are crafted and their audience effects in news, persuasion, and entertainment. Students produce their own media stories in a variety of formats and strategies, apply design and aesthetic principles, and consider their legal and ethical responsibilities as media storytellers. Required for communication majors specializing in journalism and digital media.

Faculty biography

Professor April Newton teaches journalism and mass communication courses for the Department of Communication. Her research primarily focuses on gender and journalism, and on media ethics. Professor Newton is originally from Michigan and her favorite place is always near a beach of just about any kind, on just about any day.

Mentor biography

Patrick Murnane is a proud Maryland native and an avid baseball fan who co-runs his own baseball podcast. He works in the Messina office as their Assistant Director. He graduated from Salisbury University with a degree in History and then earned his Master's in History at Rowan University in New Jersey. When not at work or at a baseball stadium, Patrick loves to spend time with dog, Griffey.

Virtual Advisor

TH 201 satisfies the Theology core requirement for all students. This course pairing is recommended for students who are considering a major or minor in Communications.

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