Undergraduate programs

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Business Communication

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 analyzing and practicing communication within the business environment.

Potential Careers

Marketing Communications Manager
Public Relations Manager
Social Media Manager
Campaign Manager
Media Relations Specialist
Crisis Communication Manager
Brand Manager
Internal Communications Specialist
Human Resources Specialist
Event Planner



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Media and Communication Studies

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.

Potential Careers

Director of Communications
Publicity and Advertising
Brand Strategist
Social Media Manager
Media Consultant
Public Affairs Consultant
Intellectual Property, Copyright and Media Law



Popular Culture

A series of critical and historical courses which examines popular culture and its relation to folk, mass and high culture. Studied in its wide variety of forms including film, television, literature, music and advertising and their economic, political and historical contexts.

Potential Careers

Event Planner
Social Media Manager
EDI Consultant
A/V Content Management and Acquisitions
Museum Curator
Content Creator



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Film Studies

A sequence of critical and historical courses which examines a variety of approaches to film. The courses explore the nature of film language and develop an analytical perspective on film as both an art and a medium. There is opportunity to engage in video production.

Potential Careers

Media Analyst/Consultant
Film Distribution and Acquisitions
Exhibition Management
Audio/Visual Media Content Creator
Film and Media Festival Programmer
Script Consultant

Earth and Planetary Science Communication

Combining rigorous science education with effective communication training, the interdisciplinary Earth and Planetary Science Communication program is designed for those fascinated by geology, space, and the art of storytelling. It equips students with the skills to translate scientific insights into compelling narratives for a diverse audience.

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Other opportunities in CPCF

Minor in: Popular Culture, Digital Culture or Media Studies

Concentration in: Digital Culture is available to Business Communication majors, Media and Communication Studies majors and Popular Culture majors

College Articulation Programs: Public Relations, Advanced Filmmaking, Audio Post-Production, Visual Effects and Editing for Contemporary Media

Experiential learning

Develop and apply your skills through our fourth-year internship course.