Communication and media studies

Students pursuing a bachelor of arts with a major in communication and media studies will typically take the following courses in their first year:

English 1090
(critical reading and writing (CRW) course)
CRW course
first required language study (LS) course1 second required LS course1
first required quantitative reasoning (QR) course second required QR course
Communication Studies 2000 Communication Studies 2001
minor program course or elective
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged)
minor program course or elective
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged)
  1. Both LS courses must be in the same language. If your first language is not English and you do not meet the standards for entry into regular first-year English courses you may use English 1020 and 1021 to fulfill this requirement. Such students are permitted to complete up to an additional six credit hours in English CRW courses at the 1000 level in order to fulfill the CRW requirement.

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

Learn more about the communication and media studies major and visit the Department of English or contact the undergraduate program director for more information.