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Communication and Digital Media Studies program maps

A preview schedule is currently available. The following are program maps for the Communication and Digital Media Studies program for those entering second, third or fourth year. Please refer only to the information for the year you are entering.

Please keep in mind that if you are out of sequence, these maps may not be right for you. We are happy to assist anyone who is unsure of their degree progression or requirements for degree completion. Please feel free to contact the Social Science and Humanities Academic Advising office at SSHadvising@uoit.ca or 905.721.8668 ext. 3838.

Year 2

Fall

  • COMM 2110U – Communication Theory: Keyworks
  • COMM 2210U – Researching Communication and Digital Culture
  • COMM 2530U – Advertising and Society
  • COMM 2620U – Interpersonal Communication
  • Communication elective

Winter

  • COMM 2220U – The Media in Canada
  • COMM 2311U – Writing and Publishing in the Digital Age
  • COMM 2410U – History of Communication Technology
  • COMM 2411U – Media and Information Policy
  • General elective

Communication electives

  • COMM 2240U – Television (winter)
  • COMM 2270U – Entertainment Goes Global (fall)
  • LGLS 2500U – Information and Privacy Law (winter)
  • SSCI 2900U – Research Methods
  • SSCI 2910U – Data Analysis (winter)
  • SSCI 2920U – Qualitative Research Methods (winter)

Communication electives and general electives are interchangeable by term, provided the number of electives listed above are taken over the two terms.

Year 3

Fall

  • COMM 3110U – Communication Ethics
  • COMM 3710U – Intercultural Communication
  • Communication elective
  • General elective
  • General elective

Winter

  • COMM 3250U – Pop Culture
  • COMM 3410U – Digital Media Storytelling
  • COMM 3510U – Work in the Information Age
  • COMM 3610U – Persuasion
  • General elective

Communication electives

  • COMM 3720U – Communicating Identities (winter)
  • COMM 3740U – From Pong to Pokémon GO: Digital Games Studies (fall)
  • LGLS 3510U – Censorship & Freedom of Expression (fall)
    • Note: This course is available to students who have previously successfully completed LGLS 2940U.
  • LGLS 3520U – Law & Technology (winter)
    • Note: This course is available to students who have previously successfully completed LGLS 2940U.

Communication electives and general electives are interchangeable by term, provided the number of electives listed above are taken over the two terms.

Year 4

Fall

  • One of:
    • COMM 4120U – Contemporary Issues in Communication or
    • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I
  • COMM 4510U – Public Relations
  • COMM 4710U – International Communication
  • Communication elective
  • General elective

Winter

  • One of:
    • COMM 4130U – Capstone Project or
    • SSCI 4201U – Honours Thesis II
  • COMM 4261U – Tweet, Friend and Follow Me: Understanding Social Media
  • COMM 4420U – Digital Media, Politics and Democracy
  • COMM 4610U – Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Communication elective

Communication electives

  • COMM 4140U – Visual Rhetoric (fall)
  • COMM 4530U – Research Within Communities (winter)
  • CRMN 4032U – Criminal Justice Mediation (winter)
  • POSC 4000U – International Politics and Policy (fall)
    • Note: This course is available to students who have previously successfully completed POSC 2000U.
  • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)
    • Note: This course requires a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and approval through a pre-application process.

Communication electives and general electives are interchangeable by term provided the number of electives listed above are taken over the two terms.

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