Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses

Below is the list of courses required to complete the Bachelor of Communication - Information Design major.

  • COMM 2500 - Intro to Communication Studies
  • COMM 2501 - Media History and Contemporary Issues   
  • COMM 3500 - Media, Culture and Communication Theory
  • COMM 4501 - Roles and Practices in Contemporary Communication

All of:

  • COMM 1600 - Foundations of Information Design
  • COMM 1610 - Tools for Information Designers I
  • COMM 1620 - Foundations of Graphics
  • COMM 1661 - Technical Writing I
  • COMM 2663 - Rhetoric
  • COMM 2666 - Typography
  • COMM 2667 - Information Architecture
  • COMM 2670 - Tools for Information Designers II
  • COMM 2673 - Introduction to Digital Layout   
  • COMM 2680 - Intercultural Communication in Information Design
  • COMM 3600 - Usability
  • COMM 3605 - Research in Information Design
  • COMM 3610 - Visual Communication for Information Design I
  • COMM 3611 - Visual Communication for Information Design II
  • COMM 3620 - Document Production I   
  • COMM 3670 - Project and Content Management
  • COMM 4620 - Document Production II
  • COMM 4665 - Instructional Design
  • COMM 4679 - Issues in Communication: Ethics and Law
  • COMM 4680 - Portfolio

And these non-credit program elements:

  • COMM 4690 - Information Design Workplace Issues and Work Experience Preparation Seminar *non credit
  • COMM 4691 - BCMM Information Design Work Experience *non credit
  • COMM 4692 - Information Design Work Experience II *non credit – optional

* All courses three three credits except non-credit courses COMM 4690, 4691 and 4692.

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