CHRISTIANITY AND POPULAR CULTURE

Career Opportunities

The television, film, or music industries are only the most obvious examples of career opportunities that demand an understanding of popular culture. And, if you are interested in one of these options, you’ll be strongly encouraged to do the semester-long internship option for completing the major. But, being able to make sense of and perhaps even predict cultural trends and how those trends influence people would be an immense asset to employers in the fields of business, digital media, organizational psychology, and youth ministry, to name a few.

Looking at specific career options related to a major is not always the best or even the most practical way to pick a college major. The Association of American Colleges and Universities website says that employers are looking for more than a specific major in a college graduate; they want employees with skills that can be adapted for our rapidly changing workplace, such as

Dordt’s Christianity and popular culture major will help you develop those skills, teaching you to
think critically