May Session Course on American Popular Culture

Bethel College is pleased to announce a new course in American Popular Culture, which will be offered during the upcoming May Session.

This course will examine many of regions within North America where aspects of popular phenomena are encountered. From the Northwest sound of Pearl Jam to Woodstock; from the log-cabins of Appalachia to Art Deco in Miami; from geography to Rocky Mountain Oysters; from fox-hunting to ice hockey and other sports, a distinct geographical and sociological emphasis is found in the material covered.

For more information, contact Dr. Mika Roinila, assistant professor of geography at 574.257.2658 or

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 12 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.). The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.