2014-2015 Undergraduate Calendar

Communication Studies: Business Communication; Media and Communication Studies  
This program is offered through the Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film Chair Scott Henderson Academic Administrator Penni Lafleur  
General Information Go to top of document
Administrative Assistant Bridget Cahill 905-688-5550, extension 4290 Scotiabank Hall 344 brocku.ca/cpcf The Department of Communication, Popular Culture and Film offers four separate programs of study in Business Communication, Media and Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Popular Culture. A four-year program leading to the Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours degree and a three-year program leading to the BA Pass degree is offered in all three programs. In addition, the Department is involved in programs with community colleges which offer students the opportunity to earn an honours degree in Communication Studies and a college diploma or certificate. Business Communication is an interdisciplinary program combining the study of communication with the study of some aspects of business. The program aims to equip the student with a sound theoretical basis for analysing and practicing communication within the business environment. Students admitted to Business Communication may continue in the program upon successful completion of Years 1 and 2 with a minimum 65 percent major average in each year. A student with a major average lower than 65 percent will not be permitted to continue in Business Communication. Media and Communication Studies is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the impact of media and communication in the creation of meaning, identity, and social change, emphasizing the study of media content, audiences, and institutions in their political, economic, and social contexts in Canada and elsewhere.  
Emergency Management Go to top of document
The Emergency Management program involves courses offered through Brock and Sheridan College. This four-year program combines courses and training in Emergency Management at Sheridan College with a degree at Brock. The program caters to individuals who wish to have a career in Emergency Management for Regional, Provincial, and National governments, as well as private sector corporations. The program allows students to gain applied skills and training in Emergency Management, and theoretical knowledge about a variety of topics in Communication Studies. Students who successfully complete the requirements for this program will be granted both a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Communication Studies degree from Brock, and a certificate in Emergency Management from Sheridan College. Gaining both a degree and this certificate would ordinarily involve attending college after gaining a university degree, but the Brock and Sheridan program combines the two in a single integrated package that can be completed in four years. Applicants must complete Year 1 with a minimum 70 per cent major average and a minimum 70 per cent overall average to be considered for admission to the program. Successful applicants must maintain a minimum 70 percent overall average during Year 2 and meet other program requirements to continue in the program. Enrolment in this program is limited. Admission to the program is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements. Application forms and further details concerning the Emergency Management program are available at brocku.ca/social-sciences/collaborative-programs  
Journalism-Print and Broadcast Go to top of document
The Journalism-Print and Broadcast program involves courses offered through Brock and Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology. This five-year program combines courses and training in journalism/print settings at Mohawk College with an Honours degree in Communication Studies at Brock University. The program caters to individuals who wish to have a career in journalism and broadcasting. The program allows students to gain applied skills and training, and theoretical knowledge about a variety of topics in Communication Studies. Students who successfully complete the requirements for this program will typically be granted both a degree from Brock, and a diploma in Journalism-Print and Broadcast from Mohawk College in total of only five years. Applicants must complete Year 1 with a minimum 70 per cent major average and a minimum of 70 per cent overall average to be considered for admission to the program. Successful applicants must maintain a minimum 70 per cent overall average during Years 2 and 3 and meet other program requirements to continue in the program. Enrolment in this program is limited. Admission to the program is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements. Application forms and further details concerning the Journalism-Print and Broadcast program are available from the Office of the Dean of Social Sciences.  
Public Relations Go to top of document
The Public Relations program involves courses offered through Brock and Mohawk College. This four-year program combines courses and training in Public Relations at Mohawk College with a degree at Brock. The program caters to individuals who wish to have a career in public relations. Students who successfully complete the requirements for this program will be granted both a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Communication Studies degree from Brock and a Public Relations certificate from Mohawk. Applicants must complete Year 1 with a minimum 70 percent major average and a minimum 70 percent overall average to be consider for admission to the program. Successful applicants must maintain a minimum 70 percent overall average during Year 2 and meet other program requirement to continue in the program. Enrolment in this program is limited, Admission to the program is not guaranteed by attainment of the minimum requirements. Application forms and further details concerning the Public Relations program are available at brocku.ca/social-sciences/collaborative-programs  
Program Notes Go to top of document
1.  Eligibility to continue in Business Communication in Year 1 and 2 requires a minimum 65 percent major average. The major average is calculated using all major-designated courses. Students who do not achieve the required major average may request an opportunity to upgrade their marks. Any subsequent reinstatement as a major is subject to departmental approval.  
2.  Students must apply to the department to proceed to year 4 (honours) of the program. Admission requires a minimum 70 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent overall average.  
3.  Students in the Emergency Management are recommended to take COMM 3P18, 3P92 and 4P51.  
4.  Students in Journalism Print and Broadcast are recommended to take WRIT 2P18, 3P18 and 3P98.  
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In 20 credit degree programs a maximum of eight credits may be numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99; at least three credits must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above; at least three credits must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

In 15 credit degree programs a maximum of eight credits may be numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99; at least three credits must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

In some circumstances, in order to meet university degree and program requirements, more than 15 or 20 credits may be taken.

 
Honours Program Go to top of document
Business Communication Go to top of document
Year 1
- COMM 1F90, 1P96 and 1P97
- ECON 1P91 and 1P92 or POLI 1F90
- FILM 1F94
- one Sciences context credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P65 and 2P98
- MKTG 2P51 and 2P52
- one elective credit (see program note 3)
Year 3
- COMM 3P15, 3P18, 3P19 and 3P62
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- OBHR 2P51 and 2P52
- one elective credit
Year 4
- One COMM credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
- one COMM credit numbered 4(alpha)00 or above
- two credits from ENTR, MKTG, OBHR numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
- one elective credit
 
Media and Communication Studies Go to top of document
Year 1
- COMM 1F90
- FILM 1F94
- one Sciences context credit
- one Social Sciences context credit
- one elective credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P51 and 2P98
- one COMM credit or one of FILM 2F90, LING 1F94, PCUL 1F92, VISA 1Q98 and 1Q99
- one elective credit
Year 3
- COMM 3P15, 3P18, 3P19, 3P20 and 3P21
- one-half COMM credit
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- one elective credit
Year 4
- Two COMM credits numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
- two COMM credits numbered 4(alpha)00 or above
- one elective credit
 
BA with Major Business Communication Go to top of document
Year 1
- COMM 1F90, 1P96 and 1P97
- ECON 1P91 and 1P92, or POLI 1F90
- FILM 1F94
- one Sciences context credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P65 and 2P98
- MKTG 2P51 and 2P52
- one elective credit
Year 3
- COMM 3P15, 3P18, 3P19 and 3P62
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- OBHR 2P51 and 2P52
- one elective credit
Year 4
- One-half COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)00 to 3(alpha)89
- one COMM credit numbered 3(alpha)90 to 4(alpha)01
- one and one-half credits from ENTR, MKTG, OBHR numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
- two elective credits
 
BA with Major Media and Communication Studies Go to top of document
Year 1
- COMM 1F90
- FILM 1F94
- one Sciences context credit
- one Social Sciences context credit
- one elective credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P51 and 2P98
- one COMM credit or one of FILM 2F90, LING 1F94, PCUL 1F92, VISA 1Q98 and 1Q99
- one elective credit
Year 3
- COMM 3P15, 3P18, 3P19, 3P20 and 3P21
- one-half COMM credit
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- one elective credit
Year 4
- One and one-half COMM credits numbered 2(alpha)00 to 3(alpha)89
- one and one-half COMM credits numbered 3(alpha)90 to 4(alpha)01
- two elective credits
 
Pass Program Go to top of document
Satisfactory completion of the first three years of the Honours program entitles a student to apply for a Pass degree.  
Concentration in Digital Culture Go to top of document
Students may earn a Concentration in Digital Culture by successfully completing the following courses together with the requirements for a BA (Honours) in Business Communication, Media and Communication Studies or Popular Culture:
- COMM 1F90, 2P15 and 2P26
- COMM 2P20 or 2P98
- one and one-half credits from COMM 2P20, 2P63, 2P90, 2P91, 2P98
- two credits from COMM 3P19, 3P26, 3P63, 3P90, 3P91, 3P92, 3Q93, 3V50-3V59, 4P30, 4P60, 4P90, 4P91, 4V50-4V59
 
Minor Program Go to top of document
Minor in Digital Culture Go to top of document
Students in disciplines other than Business Communication, Media and Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Popular Culture may obtain a Minor in Digital Culture by completing the following courses with a minimum 60 per cent overall average:
- COMM 1F90, 2P26 and 2P90
- COMM 2P20 or 2P98
- one and one-half credits from COMM 2P20, 2P91, 3P19, 3P26, 3P90, 3P91, 3P92, 4P30
 
Minor in Media Studies Go to top of document
Students in disciplines other than Business Communication, Media and Communication Studies, Film Studies, and Popular Culture may obtain a Minor in Media Studies by completing the following courses with a minimum 60 per cent overall average:
- COMM 1F90, 2P98 and 3P19
- COMM 3P15 or 3P18
- one and one-half credits from COMM 2P22, 2P26, 2P70, 2P94, 3P15, 3P18, 3P20, 3P55, 3P73, 3P93, 3Q93, 4P14, 4P18, 4P23, 4P30
 
Brock/Colleges Articulation Agreement Go to top of document
Broadcasting Television and Communications Media-Mohawk College Go to top of document
Year 1
- COMM 1F90
- COMM 1P96 and 1P97, or one elective credit
- FILM 2F94
- one of ECON 1P91 and 1P92, POLI 1F90, one Social Sciences context credit
- one Sciences context credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P21, 2P22 and 2P98
- one-half COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 to 3(alpha)99
- one elective credit
Year 3
- COMM 3P15, 3P18, 3P20 and 3P21
- two COMM credits numbered 4(alpha)00 to 4(alpha)99
- one elective credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
Year 4
- taken at Mowhawk College
Year 5
- taken at Mowhawk College
 
Emergency Management - Sheridan College Go to top of document
Communication Studies (Honours only) Year 1
- COMM 1F90
- COMM 1P96 and 1P97 or one elective credit
- FILM 1F94
- one of ECON 1P91 and 1P92, POLI 1F90, one Social Sciences context credit
- one Sciences context credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P51, 2P65 and 2P98
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- one-half elective credit
Year 3
- taken at Sheridan College
Year 4
- COMM 3P15 and 3P18
- one-half COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above (see program note 3)
- one COMM credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above (see program note 3)
- two COMM credits numbered 4(alpha)00 or above (see program note 3)
- one-half elective credit
 
Journalism-Print and Broadcast - Mohawk College Go to top of document
Communication Studies (Honours only) Year 1
- COMM 1F90
- COMM 1P96 and 1P97 or one elective credit
- FILM 1F94
- one of ECON 1P91 and 1P92, POLI 1F90, one Social Sciences context credit
- one Sciences context credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P18, 2P20 and 2P51
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 to 3(alpha)99
- one elective credit (see program note 4)
Year 3
- COMM 2P98, 3P15 and 3P18
- one-half COMM credit numbered 3(alpha)90 to 4(alpha)99
- two COMM credits numbered 4(alpha)00 to 4(alpha)99
- one elective credit (see program note 4)
 
Public Relations- Mohawk College Go to top of document
Communication Studies (Honours only) Year 1
- COMM 1F90
- COMM 1P96 and 1P97 or one elective credit
- FILM 1F94
- one of ECON 1P91 and 1P92, POLI 1F90, one Social Sciences context credit
- one Sciences context credit
Year 2
- COMM 2F50, 2P15, 2P20, 2P21, 2P65 and 2P98
- one COMM credit numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
- one-half elective credit
Year 3
- taken at Mohawk College
Year 4
- COMM 3P15, 3P18 and 3P65
- one COMM credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
- two COMM credits numbered 4(alpha)00 or above
- one-half elective credit
 
Description of Courses Go to top of document
Note that not all courses are offered in every session. Refer to the applicable term timetable for details. # Indicates a cross listed course * Indicates primary offering of a cross listed course  
Prerequisites and Restrictions Go to top of document
Students must check to ensure that prerequisites are met. Students may be deregistered, at the request of the instructor, from any course for which prerequisites and/or restrictions have not been met.

COMMUNICATION STUDIES COURSES

COMM 1F90 Introduction to Communication and Media Studies Approaches and issues in communication from both humanities and social science perspectives. Topics include the cultural use of symbols and signs, qualitative and quantitative mass media analysis, critical analysis of texts, the cultural character of the Canadian media and the impact of the media and media institutions upon society. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, MCMN, FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors until date specified in Registration guide. COMM 1P96 Professional Communication Introduction to theory and practice of professional communication focusing on applied rhetoric for organizational contexts. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week Restriction: open to BCMN majors until date specified in Registration guide. COMM 1P97 Introduction to Communication in Business Theory and practice of business communication; including structures of organizations, strategy, leadership, conflict resolution, ethics, organizational culture; gender and cross-cultural relations in organizations. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week Restriction: open to BCMN majors until date specified in Registration guide. Not open to BBA majors. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in MGMT 1P51 and MGMT 1P93. *COMM 2F00 New Media Literacy (also offered as FILM 2F00 and PCUL 2F00) Practical training in a repertoire of skills and tools essential to functioning in new media environments, and critical analytical training in key issues and theories related to the contemporary information age. Restriction: students must have minimum of 4.0 overall credits. Note: this course is offered online. COMM 2F50 Communication Theory Systems theory, semiotic and cognitive approaches to message production and reception, symbolic interactionism and other constructivist approaches, interpersonal and group communication theories, communication analysis and theories of the mass media and their functions in society. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL and FILM (single and combined) majors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, FILM 1F94, PSYC 1F90, SOCI 1F90 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 2P14 Technical Writing (also offered as WRIT 2P14) Processes of technical writing and editing. Document design for scientific, corporate and industrial communication. Practical experience in the production of technical documents. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one credit from COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, WRIT 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 2P15 Research Methods in Communication and Culture (also offered as PCUL 2P15) Introduction to qualitative and quantitative methods for communication and popular culture research. Lectures, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN and PCUL majors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): COMM 1F90, PCUL 1F92 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 2P16 Communication for Organizations (also offered as WRIT 2P16) Theory, strategies and practice of writing for both business and public organizations. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one credit from COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, WRIT 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 2P18 Reporting and News Writing for Mass Media (also offered as PCUL 2P18 and WRIT 2P18) News gathering, writing, and editing for print and electronic media; journalistic style and conventions; interviewing and other information-gathering techniques; editing basics. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL, RWRT majors and RWRT minors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): one credit from COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, PCUL 1F92, WRIT 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 2P20 Theories of Popular Culture (also offered as FILM 2P20 and PCUL 2P20) Theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of various forms of popular culture. Critical and research skills specific to studies in popular culture. Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined), PCUL majors, DCUL, MEST and PCUL minors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CANA 1F91, FILM 1F94, PCUL 1F92 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 2P21 Canadian Popular Culture (also offered as FILM 2P21 and PCUL 2P21) Survey of the media in Canada. Studies in the popular arts, referencing the ways that institutions (CBC, NFB) and selected artists identify and express a Canadian cultural imagination. Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors until date specified in Registration guide. After that date open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined), PCUL, GHUM, SOSC majors and PCUL minors until date specified in Registration Guide. *COMM 2P22 Media and Sport (also offered as PCUL 2P22 and SPMA 2P22) Representation of sport in film, television and advertising. Topics may include issues of race, gender, business, politics and ideology in both professional and non-professional sports. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, PCUL 1F92, SPMA 1P91 and 1P92 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 2P26 The Information Society (also offered as PCUL 2P26) Relation between information technologies and social and political practices since the 19th century. Historical development of information technologies, role of technology in society, critical theory of technology and concepts of control. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, IASC 1F00, PCUL 1F92 or permission of the instructor. COMM 2P51 Language and Communication Interconnections between language and its cultural and communicative meanings in terms of their situational, interactional, and functional features. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 1F90. COMM 2P52 Nonverbal Communication Introduction to nonverbal communication in interpersonal, intercultural and mass media contexts. Topics may include kinesics and proxemics, the role of gesture, clothing, and social behaviour in communication. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 1F90. #COMM 2P54 Documentary Film (also offered as FILM 2P54 and SOCI 2P54) History, theory, aesthetics and cultural implications of documentary film and other visual media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, FILM 1F94, SOCI 1F90 or permission of the instructor. COMM 2P55 Interpersonal Communication How people use verbal and nonverbal to interact in personal and social relationships. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: students must have a minimum of 4.0 overall credits. #COMM 2P56 Canadian Cinema (also offered as FILM 2P56 and PCUL 2P56) Critical and historical study of Canadian cinema. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, FILM 1F94, PCUL 1F92 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 2P63 Communication Design (also offered as PCUL 2P63 and WRIT 2P63) Communication through imagery and typography, including grid usage, composition, visual hierarchy, content development and scale. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one credit from COMM 1F90, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, PCUL 1F92, WRIT 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99. COMM 2P65 Organizational Culture Comparison of competing approaches and contemporary debates in cultural analysis of organizations. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN majors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): COMM 1F90. #COMM 2P70 Popular Music and Society (also offered as MUSI 2P70, PCUL 2P70 and SOCI 2P70) Critical approaches to popular music in its social, cultural, political and economic contexts. Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, MUSI (single or combined), PCUL and SOCI (single or combined) majors until date specified in the Registration guide. After that date open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, MUSI (single or combined), PCUL, SOCI (single or combined), GHUM, SOSC majors, MEST and PCUL minors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, MUSI 1F00, 1F50, PCUL 1F92, SOCI 1F90 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 2P90 Computer-Mediated Communication (also offered as IASC 2P90) Nature of computer-mediated communication (CMC) and its role in social, educational and interpersonal contexts. Introduction to technology and methodologies essential to explore the potential of CMC. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 1F90, IASC 1F00 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 2P91 Social Media: Reading and Writing in New Spaces (also offered as IASC 2P91 and PCUL 2P91) Theory, philosophy and politics of Social Media as a communicative mode. Topics include critical theory in a Social Media context, changing perceptions of reader narrative, and Social Media compared with other electronic textuality. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, PCUL 1F92, IASC 1F00 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 2P93 Popular Narrative (also offered as ENGL 2P93, FILM 2P93 and PCUL 2P93) Analysis of storytelling across different media such as novels, film, television, the Internet and video games. Lectures, seminar, lab, 5 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, ENGL (single or combined), ENGL (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, CPCF 1F25, ENGL 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99, FILM 1F94, PCUL 1F92 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM (ENGL/PCUL) 2F92. #COMM 2P94 Popular Cinema (also offered as FILM 2P94 and PCUL 2P94) Popular cinema as art and institution emphasizing film genres and cultural contexts. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): one of CPCF 1F25, FILM 1F94, PCUL 1F92. *COMM 2P98 Media Industries (also offered as PCUL 2P98 and SOCI 2P98) Canadian media production in its economic, political and technological environments. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single and combined), PCUL, SOCI (single and combined) majors and MEST minors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, PCUL 1F92, SOCI 1F90. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM 3P14 (PCUL/SOCI 3P14). #COMM 2Q98 Introduction to Canadian Public Administration (also offered as LABR 2Q98 and POLI 2Q98) Political, legal and managerial dimensions of public administration. Topics include the structure and management of public organizations; government reform; political-bureaucratic relations; human resources and budgetary processes; ethics and accountability. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 1F90, LABR 1F90, 1F99, one POLI credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in POLI 2F98 or 3P50. #COMM 3F28 Basic Production: Video (also offered as FILM 3F28) Introduction to the theory and practice of video techniques: critique of video and production work. Workshops, seminar, 3 hours per week; additional production time as required. Restriction: permission of the Department. Prerequisite(s): two FILM credits. Note: enrolment limited to 15 students. Materials fee required. COMM 3P01 Directed Reading Tutorial combined with one or more research papers or projects in an area of Communication Studies of mutual interest to the student and instructor. Restriction: permission of the Undergraduate Program Adviser. Note: students are responsible for arranging their course with a faculty member in consultation with the Undergraduate Program Adviser and must submit a written contract signed by the faculty member to the Undergraduate Program Adviser before registration. #COMM 3P03 Advanced Studies in Popular Narrative (also offered as ENGL 3P03, FILM 3P03 and PCUL 3P03) Case studies in the adaptation of popular texts across media. Lectures, seminar, lab, 5 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, ENGL (single or combined), ENGL (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P93. *COMM 3P15 Media Analysis (also offered as PCUL 3P15) Introduction to methods of media analysis. Comparison of theoretical and methodological approaches to mass media content, production, consumption, and reception. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL majors and MEST minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P15. #COMM 3P17 Politics and the Mass Media in Canada (also offered as POLI 3P17) Canadian mass media and their relationship to the political process. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2F50, one POLI credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 3P18 Audience Studies (also offered as FILM 3P18 and PCUL 3P18) Theoretical and methodological approaches to the understanding of audiences for media and cultural products, including print, sound, film, broadcasting and digital media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20 or (FILM 2P10). *COMM 3P19 Communication and Media Policy (also offered as PCUL 3P19) Historical trends in objectives and implementation of communication policies. Topics include public broadcasting, subsidies, protection, regulation and effect of international trade on domestic media policy. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL majors, DCUL and MEST minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P98 (3P14). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM (PCUL) 2P17. #COMM 3P20 Television Studies (also offered as FILM 3P20 and PCUL 3P20) Historical, theoretical and critical approaches to television. Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined), PCUL, STAC majors and PCUL minors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 9.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20, FILM 2F90 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 3P21 Canadian Television (also offered as FILM 3P21 and PCUL 3P21) Historical, theoretical and critical approaches to Canadian television. Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined), PCUL, STAC majors and PCUL minors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): COMM 3P20 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 3P26 Social and Political Aspects of Digital Gaming (also offered as IASC 3P26 and PCUL 3P26) Critical investigation of digital gaming, particularly of the interrelationships among communication, media, computing and software development. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: students must have a minimum 9.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20 or IASC 2F00. #COMM 3P33 Psychology of Intergroup Behaviour (also offered as PSYC 3P33) Social psychological theories and research in the area of intergroup relations and intergroup conflict. Topics include realistic conflict theory, social identity theory, social exchange, relative deprivation and research on intergroup perceptions and attitudes. Current issues/controversies and implications for the resolution of intergroup conflict. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN and PSYC (single or combined) majors and PSYC minors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits or 3.0 PSYC credits above PSYC 1F90. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1F90. COMM 3P51 Language and Public Communication Constitutive function of language in public affairs. Topics may include the role of language in public discourse, social issues and movements, and social, political and cultural activism. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2F50. #COMM 3P54 Issues in Documentary Film (also offered as FILM 3P54 and SOCI 3P54) Advanced studies in selected aspects of documentary film and other visual media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P54. *COMM 3P55 Advertising in Context (also offered as PCUL 3P55) Methodological and critical approaches to contemporary advertising in its cultural, social and political-economic contexts. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL majors, MEST and PCUL minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor. #COMM 3P56 Issues in Canadian Cinema (also offered as FILM 3P56) Advanced studies in selected aspects of Canadian cinema. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P56. COMM 3P62 Public Relations and Integrated Marketing Communication Examination of the public relations process; role, functions, historical evolution and relevance to effective marketing communication strategy. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN majors with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): MKTG 2P52. *COMM 3P63 Desktop Publishing and Design (also offered as PCUL 3P63 and WRIT 3P63) Practicum in desktop publishing, layout and design. Lectures, lab, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL, RWRT majors and RWRT minors with a minimum of 9.0 overall credits. #COMM 3P73 Popular Music and Youth Culture (also offered as MUSI 3P73, PCUL 3P73 and SOCI 3P73) Cultural relation between young people and popular music. Topics include music's role in the formation of identity, the connection between musical taste and various forms of youth fashion or style, and the impact of new technologies on the ways in which young people access music. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, MUSI (single and combined), PCUL, SOCI (single and combined) majors, MEST and PCUL minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor. #COMM 3P75 Cultures of Consumption (also offered as PCUL 3P75) Commodities within social life. Topics may include gift giving, shopping malls, identity and status, lifestyles, romanticism and hedonism, and ethical or alternative consumption. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: students must have minimum of 9.0 overall credits or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20. #COMM 3P80 Psychology of Interpersonal Behaviour (also offered as PSYC 3P80) Social psychology of interpersonal attraction and relationships, as studied through experimental, correlational and longitudinal designs. Reinforcement, exchange, attributional, equity and balance models. Levels of relationships. Aspects of the maintenance and dissolution of relationships and of interpersonal psychopathology. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PSYC (single or combined) majors and PSYC minors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have a minimum of 8.0 overall credits or 3.0 PSYC credits above PSYC 1F90. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 1F90. Note: PSYC 2P30 (2F30) recommended. *COMM 3P90 Advanced Topics in Digital Culture (also offered as IASC 3P90) Explorations of topics such as virtual communities, cyber-identity/identities and cyber-spirituality. Lectures, lab, seminar, 4 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P90 or permission of the instructor. COMM 3P91 Information Technology: Policies and Issues Historical perspectives on information policy, including impact of deregulation and emerging digital technologies. Topics may include privacy, security, copyright, intellectual property, open source software, Internet regulation and universal access. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P26 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit earned in COMM 4V61. *COMM 3P92 Technology and Culture (also offered as IASC 3P92 and PCUL 3P92) Exploration of mutually productive relation among cultural practices and technologies, using historical and contemporary examples. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, IASC (single or combined), PCUL majors and DCUL minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 2P20, 2P26, 2P98 (3P14), IASC 1F00 or permission of the instructor. *COMM 3P93 Media and Minorities (also offered as PCUL 3P93 and SOCI 3P93) Relation between mass media and minority groups in society including dominant representations and stereotypes of cultural, racial and sexual minorities, and minority group access to alternative forms of media production. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL, SOCI (single or combined) majors and MEST minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. Prerequisite(s): COMM 1F90, SOCI 2P00 (2P13) and 2P11 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 3P94 Film Genre (also offered as FILM 3P94 and PCUL 3P94) Genre theory and its application to popular film. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20 and 2P21, FILM 2F90 or permission of the instructor. #COMM 3P96 Issues in Popular Culture (also offered as FILM 3P96 and PCUL 3P96) Specialized studies in popular culture and its role in specific social, historical or theoretical contexts. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20 and 2P21 or FILM 2F90. #COMM 3P97 Gender and Cinema to the 1960s (also offered as FILM 3P97, PCUL 3P97 and WGST 3P97) Representation of gender, sexuality, race and class, and implications of spectatorship and ideology. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 2P20 and 2P21, FILM 2F90, WGST (WISE) 2P91 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in WISE 3P97. #COMM 3P98 Gender and Contemporary Cinema (also offered as FILM 3P98, PCUL 3P98 and WGST 3P98) Representation of gender, sexuality, race and class via ideology, feminism, queer theory, and spectatorship in film and video texts since the 1960s. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 2P20 and 2P21, FILM 2F90, WGST (WISE) 2P91 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in WISE 3P98. #COMM 3P99 Geography of Cultural Industries (also offered as GEOG 3P99 and PCUL 3P99) Locational dynamics of cultural industries, including role of fairs, gatekeepers, lingua franca, path dependence, processes of circular and cumulative causation. Topics may include Hollywood, Paris, London, Tokyo, media industries, publishing, motion pictures, recorded music, video games, live entertainment, fashion, interior design and home furnishings. Link between consumption, display and identity. Geography of artistic attraction, regional impacts of cultural policies. Lectures, seminar, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, GEOG (single or combined), GEOG (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior) and PCUL majors until the date specified in Registration guide. After that date open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, GEOG (single or combined), GEOG (Honours/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), PCUL, GHUM, SOSC majors, PCUL and GEOG minors until date specified in Registration guide. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 2P98 (3P14), GEOG 2P01, 2P02, 2P03, 2P06, 2P13 or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM (GEOG/PCUL) 3P69. #COMM 3Q92 Food and Popular Culture (also offered as PCUL 3Q92) Studies of food in media and everyday life. Topics may include food on screens and in print; celebrity chefs; food and meaning making; cooking and domestic sphere; culture and table manners; taste; political economy of food; contemporary food rituals; dietary subcultures. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20 or permission of the instructor. COMM 3Q93 Issues in International Communication Current theory and research in international communication; evolution of communication networks and global media flows within their historical, political and economic contexts. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN majors and MEST minors with a minimum of 8.0 overall credits. #COMM 3Q94 Television Genres (also offered as FILM 3Q94 and PCUL 3Q94) Genre theory and its application to popular television. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week; plus weekly lab. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P20 and 2P21, FILM 2F90 or permission of the instructor. COMM 3Q95 Issues in Intercultural Communication Current theory and research in intercultural communication; relationship between communication and culture; comparison of communication codes and norms emphasizing face-to-face interaction. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2F50 or permission of the instructor. COMM 3V50-3V59 Special Topics in Communication Studies Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2F50, 2P20 and 2P21 or permission of the instructor. COMM 4F80 Directed Reading Directed individual or group reading in an area of Communication Studies. Restriction: open to BMCN, COMM and MCMN majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits, a minimum 80 percent major average, approval to year 4 (honours) and permission of the Undergraduate Program Adviser. Note: students are responsible for arranging their course with a faculty member in consultation with the Undergraduate Program Adviser and must submit a written contract, signed by the faculty member, to the Undergraduate Program Adviser, before registration. The reading may not be on the topic or with the faculty member of the student's COMM 4F99 thesis. COMM 4F99 Honours Thesis Thesis to be based on individual study and research carried out under the supervision of a faculty adviser. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits, a minimum 80 percent major average, approval to year 4 (honours) and permission of the Undergraduate Program Adviser. Note: students are responsible for arranging their course with a faculty member in consultation with the Undergraduate Program Adviser and must submit a written contract, signed by the faculty member, to the Undergraduate Program Adviser, before registration. The reading may not be on the topic or with the faculty member of the student's COMM 4F80 directed reading. #COMM 4P03 Applied Studies in Popular Narrative (also offered as FILM 4P03 and PCUL 4P03) Practical and theoretical approaches to the adaptation of popular narratives. Lectures, seminar, lab, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours). Prerequisite(s): COMM 3P03. #COMM 4P10 Language and Discourse: Theory and Practice (also offered as ENGL 4P10 and WRIT 4P10) Analysis of the relation between stylistic features and discursive contexts; encoding and enacting of social worlds and relations in text (both literary and non-literary); introduction to the field of discourse studies in general, emphasizing critical discourse analysis. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, ALTS, APLI (single or combined), ECUL, ENGL (single or combined), ENGL (Honours)/BEd (Intermediate/Senior), HEAR, SPLS (single or combined) majors and RWRT minors with approval to year 4 (honours), and RWRT majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits and a minimum 60 percent major average or permission of the instructor and the Chair. *COMM 4P14 Advanced Research in Cultural Industries (also offered as PCUL 4P14) Advanced research into the national and international development, operations, and political economy of a single cultural industry. Topics may include press, periodicals, radio, music, film, television or interactive media industries. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL majors and MEST minors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. *COMM 4P17 Advanced Research in Communication and Media Policy (also offered as PCUL 4P17) Advanced research on public policy objectives and instruments for media, cultural industries, public and private broadcasting in Canada and internationally. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. *COMM 4P18 Media and the Natural Environment (also offered as PCUL 4P18) Media constructions of the natural environment, environmental movements and environmental issues such as pollution, climate change and consumerism. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL majors and MEST minors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4P23 Research on Media and Popular Culture (also offered as PCUL 4P23 and SOCI 4P23) Advanced research seminar on the relations between mass media and popular culture. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, PCUL, SOCI (single or combined) majors and MEST minors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. Prerequisite(s): COMM 2P98 (3P14) or 3P15. #COMM 4P30 Theories of Mass Culture (also offered as FILM 4P30 and PCUL 4P30) Studies in cultural theory and its application to mass media texts, referencing the work of the Frankfurt School, French Structuralism and British Cultural Studies. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to FILM (single or combined) and PCUL until date specified in Registration guide. After that date open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined), PCUL majors, DCUL and MEST minors. Students must have approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4P31 Theories of the Visible (also offered as FILM 4P31 and PCUL 4P31) Central 20th-century developments in theories of visibility and their relevance to the field of media studies. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to FILM (single or combined) and PCUL until date specified in Registration guide. After that date open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors. Students must have approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4P32 Comparative Mass Media (also offered as POLI 4P32) Selected problems concerning the mass media and the political process in Canada and other countries. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN and POLS (single or combined) majors with a minimum of 14.0 overall credits and either a minimum 70 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent non-major average or approval to year 4 (honours). Prerequisite(s): COMM 3P17 or permission of the instructor. Note: POLI 2F30 strongly recommended. COMM 4P33 Gender and Communication Scholarly theory, social scientific studies, and critical analyses of gender and communication across a range of contexts, including personal relationships, organizations and the media. Application of course material to everyday communication and interaction. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM 4V59. #COMM 4P34 Taste and Cultural Politics (also offered as FILM 4P34 and PCUL 4P34) Application of cultural theories to the analysis of taste, distinction, class, cultural standards and moral panics, transgression and trash culture. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to PCUL majors until date specified in the Registration guide. After that date open to BMCN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors. Students must have approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. COMM 4P50 Ethnography of Communication Anthropological approaches to cultural variations in communication, particularly verbal communication. Purposes to which speech is put and the way it is organized for these purposes in different cultural contexts. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. COMM 4P51 Language and Power Role of language in the creation and maintenance of ideology and power structures. Topics include political rhetoric, religious discourse, language in the professions (law, medicine). Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. COMM 4P53 Interpersonal Dialogue Theories of dialogue developed for relational communication and their application to relational processes such as listening and conflict. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. *COMM 4P55 History of Advertising (also offered as PCUL 4P55) Historical research into the development of Canadian advertising practices in an international context. Evaluation of the cultural and economic impact of advertising on the mass media and the role of advertising in the formation of a consumer culture. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. COMM 4P60 Directed Project in Information Technology Supervised training in information technology through placement in a public or private sector organization. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with a minimum of 14.0 credits, a minimum 80 percent major average, approval to year 4 (honours) and permission of the Undergraduate Program Adviser. Note: enrolment limited. #COMM 4P61 Conventions of Screen Realism (also offered as FILM 4P61 and PCUL 4P61) How representation and perception of reality have evolved with technology and aesthetics, from the Lumières to reality television. Lectures, lab, seminar, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single or combined) and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM 4V61. #COMM 4P70 Advanced Studies in Popular Music (also offered as MUSI 4P70 and PCUL 4P70) Focus on a specific culture, genre, issue or historical era. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, MUSI (single or combined) and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4P73 Digital Cities (also offered as GEOG 4P73 and PCUL 4P73) Debates, themes and issues arising from the impact of emerging technologies on cities including the virtual/built environment, planning urban infrastructure and digital accessibility, mobilities, digital democracies, networked societies, social and locative media. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, GEOG (single or combined) and GEOG (Honours/BEd Intermediate/Senior) and PCUL majors until date specified in Registration guide. Students must have approval to year 4 (honours). Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 3P15, 3P26, 3P92, GEOG 3P41, 3P45, 3P53, 3P60, 3P63, 3P66, 3P86, 3P87, 3P98 (3P93), 3P99 or permission of the instructor. COMM 4P90 Advanced Research in Digital Culture Advanced research on the social and cultural implications of computer mediated communication and digital media. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to Year 4 (honours) and permission of the Department. Prerequisite(s): one of COMM 3P90, 3P91, 3P92. COMM 4P91 Directed Reading in Digital Culture Tutorial combined with one or more research papers or projects in an area of Digital Culture of mutual interest to the student and instructor. Restriction: permission of the Undergraduate Program Adviser. Note: students are responsible for arranging their course with a faculty member in consultation with the Undergraduate Program Adviser and must submit a written contract signed by the faculty member to the Undergraduate Program Adviser before registration. COMM 4V50-4V59 Contemporary Research in Communication Studies Special topics in contemporary communication research. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4V59 2014-2015: Writing Cultural Criticism for the Media (also offered as FILM 4V59 and PCUL 4V59) Skills and techniques of reviewing and discussing film and other aspects of popular culture for mass media. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single and combined) and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. Note: weekly writing assignments discussed in a workshop context. COMM 4V60-4V69 Historical Perspectives in Communication Studies Special topics in communication history. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4V63 2014-2015: The Private Eye in American Film and Television (also offered as FILM 4V63 and PCUL 4V63) Historical development and critical analysis of the iconic figure of the Private Eye in American Culture. Lectures, lab, seminar, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single and combined) and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. COMM 4V70-4V79 Special Topics in International Communication Special topics in international communication. Seminar, 3 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM and MCMN majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor. #COMM 4V72 2014-2015: Scottish Cinema and Culture (also offered as FILM 4V72 and PCUL 4V72) Historical and critical examinations of cinematic representations of Scotland and their cultural contexts. Lectures, lab, seminar, 4 hours per week. Restriction: open to BCMN, COMM, MCMN, FILM (single and combined) and PCUL majors with approval to year 4 (honours) or permission of the instructor.

INTERNSHIP COURSES

COMM 4F00 Internship in Communication, Popular Culture or Film Part-time placement related to communication, popular culture or film in a company, agency or not-for-profit organization. Students are responsible for arranging their own placements in consultation with the department Academic Adviser, Internships Officer and faculty supervisor. Tutorial, regularly scheduled meetings, 160 hour placement. Restriction: open to BCMN and MCMN majors with a minimum of 13.5 overall credits and permission of the Department. Note: enrolment is limited. Students will be required to complete a major paper setting the placement experience within a theoretical context. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM 4P00, 4P01, FILM 4F00, 4P00, 4P01, PCUL 4F00, 4P00 and 4P01. COMM 4P00 Placement in Communication, Popular Culture or Film Part-time placement related to communication, popular culture or film in a company, agency or not-for-profit organization. Students are responsible for arranging their own placements in consultation with the department Academic Adviser, Internships Officer and faculty supervisor. Tutorial, regularly scheduled meetings, 80 hour placement. Restriction: open to BCMN and MCMN majors with a minimum of 13.5 overall credits and permission of the Department. Note: enrolment is limited. Students will be required to complete a major paper setting the placement within a theoretical context. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM 4F00, FILM 4F00, 4P00, 4P01, PCUL 4F00, 4P00 and 4P01. COMM 4P01 Placement in Communication, Popular Culture or Film Part-time placement related to communication, popular culture or film in a company, agency or not-for-profit organization. Students are responsible for arranging their own placements in consultation with the department Academic Adviser, Internships Officer and faculty supervisor. Tutorial, regularly scheduled meetings, 80 hour placement. Restriction: open to BCMN and MCMN majors with a minimum of 13.5 overall credits and permission of the Department. Note: enrolment is limited. Students will be required to complete a major paper setting the placement within a theoretical context. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in COMM 4F00, FILM 4F00, 4P00, 4P01, PCUL 4F00, 4P00 and 4P01.
 
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