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Fields of Study

Communication, Media and Film Fields of Study — 2020-21

Updated March 2020

Students may choose to concentrate on one or more of the following fields of study or take courses across all fields based on their interests. Some courses may be listed in more than one field of study.

  • CMAF-1010 Introduction to Media and Society
  • CMAF-1120 Introduction to Media Design and Production I
  • CMAF-2100 Speech Communication to Inform
  • CMAF-2610 Public Relations, Media and Society
  • CMAF-2820 Advertising in Historical and Cultural Context
  • CMAF-3610 Public Relations Today: Issues and Practices
  • CMAF-3820 Advertising in the New Media Era: Contemporary Issues and Practices
  • CMAF-3830 Children and the Mediated Marketplace
  • CMAF-4230 Advertising/Marketing Campaign Production
  • CMAF-2010 New Media Studies
  • CMAF-2130 Podcasting and Internet Media
  • CMAF-3010 Digital Technologies and Everyday Life
  • CMAF-3040 Privacy, Surveillance and Security in the Digital Age
  • CMAF-3640 Media, Technology and the Environment
  • CMAF-3700 Alternative Media and Digital Activism
  • CMAF-3820 Advertising in the New Media Era: Contemporary Issues and Practices
  • CMAF-4010 Advanced Topics in New Media and Digital Culture
  • CMAF-4630 Gender and Technology
  • CMAF-2250 Media Literacy
  • CMAF-2610 Public Relations, Media and Society
  • CMAF-2820 Advertising in Historical and Cultural Context
  • CMAF-2700 Speaking Truth to Power: Voice and Activism
  • CMAF-3020 Popular Culture
  • CMAF-3340 Methods of Mass Media Criticism
  • CMAF-3640 Media, Technology and the Environment
  • CMAF-3750 Critical Approaches to Media and Culture
  • CMAF-3830 Children and the Mediated Marketplace
  • CMAF-4030 Advanced Studies in Media Culture
  • CMAF-4250 Advanced Sociology of News Media
  • CMAF-4500 Border Culture
  • CMAF-4620 Communication Perspectives and Aboriginal People, Race and Ethnicity
  • CMAF-2340 Research Methods in Communication
  • CMAF-2450 Communication and Cultural Policy in Canada
  • CMAF-2750 Theories of Communication and Media
  • CMAF-3340 Methods of Mass Media Criticism
  • CMAF-3750 Critical Approaches to Media and Culture
  • CMAF-4030 Advanced Studies in Media Culture
  • CMAF-2200 Screenwriting Fundamentals
  • CMAF-3200 Intermediate Screenwriting
  • CMAF-3230 Production Planning and Development
  • CMAF-4200 Advanced Screenwriting
  • CMAF-1130 Introduction to Media Design and Production II
  • CMAF-2090 Fundamentals of Sound Technology
  • CMAF-2130 Podcasting and Internet Media
  • CMAF-2150 Experimental Film and Video
  • CMAF-2210 The Art of Photoblogging
  • CMAF-2310 Film Production
  • CMAF-2320 Documentary
  • CMAF-2530 Introductory Photography
  • CMAF-3090 Field and Studio Sound Recording
  • CMAF-3100 Cinematography
  • CMAF-3140 Studio and Location Lighting for Film and Video
  • CMAF-3170 Directing the Screen Performance
  • CMAF-3300 Motion Picture Technologies
  • CMAF-3310 Intermediate Film Production
  • CMAF-3320 Intermediate Documentary
  • CMAF-4150 Advanced Studio and Location Lighting for Film and Video
  • CMAF-4240 Advanced Non-Fiction Media Production
  • CMAF-4320 Advanced Documentary
  • CMAF-3270 Digital Video Editing and Post-Production
  • CMAF-4230 Advertising/Marketing Campaign Production
  • CMAF-4270 Advanced Editing and Post-Production
  • CMAF-1400 Introduction to Film Studies
  • CMAF-2400 Cinema History I (Pre-War)
  • CMAF-2410 Cinema History II (Post-War)
  • CMAF-3410 Media Aesthetics
  • CMAF-3430 Cinema and/in Culture
  • CMAF-4430 Film Theory and Criticism
  • CMAF-4280 Senior Project (Production)
  • CMAF-4340/50 Theory Senior Project
  • CMAF-4900 Honours Seminar in Communication, Media and Film
  • CMAF-3990 Internship I
  • CMAF-4990 Internship II

Note: Our curriculum is updated regularly, and is therefore subject to change. Please consult with the department’s Undergraduate Chair for the most current information. Some courses may be listed in more than one area of focus.