Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses

The curriculum for the new Bachelor of Communication – Broadcast Media Studies major consists of the following:

  • 20 core courses
  • Four Communication theory courses
  • 12 General Education courses
  • Four electives
  • A three-month, paid work term


Below is the list of courses required to complete the Bachelor of Communication – Broadcast Media Studies major.

All of:

  • COMM 1401 - Digital Audio Production
  • COMM 1402 - Writing for Digital Audio
  • COMM 1404 - Digital Video Production
  • COMM 1405 - Writing for Digital Video
  • COMM 2400 - Broadcast Media Law and Ethics
  • COMM 2401 - Digital News Gathering
  • COMM 2402 - Media Marketing and Advertising
  • COMM 2404 - Digital Advertising Production
  • COMM 2405 - Broadcast Presentation
  • COMM 2500 - Introduction to Communication Studies
  • COMM 2501 - Media History and Contemporary Issues
  • COMM 3401 - Diversity in Media
  • COMM 3402 - Media Research
  • COMM 3403 - Multimedia Content Production
  • COMM 3404 - Senior Roles in the Digital Newsroom
  • COMM 3405 - Web Production for Broadcasters
  • COMM 3500 - Media, Culture and Communication Theory
  • COMM 4401 -; Enterprise Journalism
  • COMM 4402 - Broadcast Policies and Regulations
  • COMM 4403 - Broadcast Industry Entrepreneurship
  • COMM 4404 - Case Studies in Broadcast Communication and Society
  • COMM 4405 - Independent Media Project
  • COMM 4501 - Roles and Practices in Contemporary Communications
  • MATH 1103 - Intro to Statistical Reasoning
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

And these non-credit program elements:

  • COMM 4490 - Broadcast Workplace Issues and Preparation Seminar *non- credit
  • COMM 4491 - Broadcast Work Experience *non-credit

*All courses are three credits except non-credit courses COMM 4490 and 4491

In addition to the courses listed above Broadcast Media Studies students require 12 General Education courses and four electives. It is recommended that electives be chosen from areas of interest that complement career interests.