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Archive 2018 - 2019 > Undergraduate studies > Honours Bachelor of Arts in Social Communication

Honours Bachelor of Arts in Social Communication

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  • Program requirements

Foundational Courses (12 credits)

Compulsory Courses: 12 credits

  • HTP1102 Approaches in the Humanities: Interpreting the Human Experience
  • HTP1103 People, Social Justice and Ecology
  • HTP1105 Critical Analysis, Reading and Writing Academic Works
  • HTP1106 The First Peoples of Canada

Discipline Specific Courses (60 credits)

Compulsory Course: 36 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
  • ISC3327 Theories of Social Communication
  • ISC3339 Introduction to Public Relations
  • ISC4300 Argumentation and Persuasive Communication
  • ISC4306 Stakes Analysis

Optional Courses: 24 credits

Nine credits from (2000 level):

  • ISC2313 Electronic Journalism
  • ISC2326 Print Media 1: Writing Principles
  • ISC2329 Interpersonal Communication
  • ISC2331 Conceptions of Society
  • ISC2337 Special Topics in Social Communication 1
  • ISC2342 Strategic Communication Tools

Nine credits from (3000 level):

  • ISC3301 Social Marketing
  • ISC3302 Media and Great Social Debates
  • ISC3303 Professional Ethics in Communication
  • ISC3309 Creating Media Programming
  • ISC3312 Photography: Semiology of Image
  • ISC3318 Content Analysis
  • ISC3319 Special Topics in Social Communications 2
  • ISC3320 Internship 1
  • ISC3331 Knowing the Media
  • ISC3350 Contemporary Journalism Practices

Six credits from (4000 level)

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

Elective Courses (48 credits)

Students choose 48 credits or complete a minor (30 credits) and 18 credits.
6 credits must be of 3000 or 4000 level.