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Social Communication (Honours Bachelor of Arts with Major)

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  • Program requirements
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Foundational Courses (24 credits)

 Compulsory courses: 21 credits

  • HTP1101 Trends in Western Thought
  • HTP1102 Artistic and Literary Imagination: Expressions of the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Politics and the Planet
  • HTP1104 Faith, Justice and the Common Good
  • ISC2309 English Composition
  • ISC2314 Public Speaking
  • PHI2181 Human Knowledge

Optional Courses: 3 credits from

  • MIS2103 World Religions
  • THO1306 Exploring the Sacred
  • THO1307 Understanding the Bible

Major in Social Communications (42 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 24 credits

  • ISC1308 Introduction to New Media
  • ISC1310 Communication Research and Methodology
  • ISC2301 Communication and Organizations
  • ISC2306 Media and Ethics
  • ISC2307 Introduction to Communication
  • ISC2328 Communication Plan
  • ISC3300 Theories of Mediated Communication
  • ISC3305 Psycho Sociology of Mass Communications

Optional Courses: 18 credits

Six credits from (2000 level):

  • ISC2313 Electronic Journalism
  • ISC2315 Sound and Radio Production
  • ISC2317 Video 1: The Basics
  • ISC2326 Print Media 1: Writing Principles

Six credits from (3000 level):

  • ISC3309 Creating Media Programming
  • ISC3312 Photography: Semiology of Image
  • ISC3313 Video 3: Advanced Production
  • ISC3320 Internship 1
  • ISC3335 Document Writing
  • ISC3350 Contemporary Journalism Practices
  • ISC3354 Video 2: Documentary

Six credits from (4000 level):

  • ISC4300 Argumentation and Persuasive Communication
  • ISC4302 Social Communications and Social Media
  • ISC4304 Media and Religious Traditions
  • ISC4305 Communications for Sustainable Development
  • ISC4306 Stakes analysis
  • ISC4314 Communication and Anthropology
  • ISC4320 Internship 2
  • ISC4330 Research or Directed Study

Elective Courses (54 credits)

  • Students complete a second major (42 credits) and 12 credits or a minor (30 credits) and 24 credits.
  • 18 credits must be of 3000 or 4000 level.