Popular Culture

This program explores issues in popular culture from a multidisciplinary perspective. You’ll take a series of critical and historical courses examining a wide range of mass-mediated and non mass-mediated forms of popular culture.

These include television, popular music, gaming, advertising, social media, sports, fairs and carnivals, literature, and film in their political, historical, economic and aesthetic contexts.

Courses in communication, film, Canadian studies and politics will give you an excellent understanding of the world of popular forms, both contemporary and historical.

Experiential learning opportunities are available through various program courses.

  • BA in Popular Culture
  • BA in Popular Culture/Journalism Diploma (Mohawk College)
  • Minors in Media Studies, Digital Culture or Popular Culture

Expected cut-off: mid 70s

Not an Ontario Secondary School applicant? Find your admissions criteria here.

Career outcomes

  • Journalist
  • Public relations officer
  • Social media co-ordinator
  • Market research analyst
  • Cultural events planner

Prerequisite requirements

  • English (ENG4U)