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Media and Communication Studies

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Media and Communication Studies extended minor

The MACS extended minor is an appropriate complement to several majors offered at UFV. For example, students can combine it with the Sociology or Sociology/Anthropology majors offered by Social, Cultural, and Media Studies, or with an English or Visual Arts major.

This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts section for information on additional requirements. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 18 credits

Course Title Credits
MACS 110 Introduction to Communication Theory 3
MACS 130 Mass Communication in Canada 3
MACS 255 Introduction to Social Research (see Note 2) 3
Plus:
A minimum of six additional credits chosen from any 100- or 200-level MACS course. 6
Three additional credits chosen from any 100- or 200-level MACS course, CMNS 180, ENGL 208, or FILM 110. 3

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

Course Title Credits
A minimum of 8 credits chosen from any 300- or 400-level MACS course 8
Seven or eight additional credits from any 300- or 400-level MACS course, or from the following options: ANTH 401, AH 316, CMNS 300/ JRNL 300, CMNS 301/ JRNL 301, CMNS 312, CMNS 360, CMNS 412, CRIM 416, ENGL 378, FILM 310, FILM 365/ JRNL 365/ VA 365, PHIL 323, SOC 335. 7-8

Note 1: Students combining a Sociology or Sociology/Anthropology major with a MACS extended minor may count MACS courses towards either the major or the extended minor, but not both. Students pursuing this combination should consult with an Advisor for appropriate course selection.

Note 2: Students counting MACS 255 for their major may substitute for this requirement a minimum of three credits from any of the other lower-level courses accepted towards the MACS extended minor.

Media and Communication Studies minor

This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Please refer to the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts section for information on additional requirements. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 12 credits

Course Title Credits
MACS 110 Introduction to Communication Theory 3
or MACS 130 Mass Communication in Canada
Plus:
A minimum of six additional credits from any 100- or 200-level MACS course. 6
Three additional credits chosen from any 100- or 200-level MACS course, CMNS 180, ENGL 208, or FILM 110. 3

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

Course Title Credits
A minimum of eight credits chosen from any 300- or 400-level MACS course. 8
Seven or eight additional credits from any 300- or 400-level MACS course, or from the following options: ANTH 401, AH 316, CMNS 300/ JRNL 300, CMNS 301/ JRNL 301, CMNS 312, CMNS 360, CMNS 412, CRIM 416, ENGL 378, FILM 310, FILM 365/ JRNL 365/ VA 365, PHIL 323, SOC 335. 7-8

Note: Students combining a Sociology or Sociology/Anthropology major with a MACS minor may count MACS courses towards either the major or the minor, but not both. Students pursuing this combination should consult with an Advisor for appropriate course selection.

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For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.

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