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Combined Honours in Multimedia and Another Subject (B.A.)


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Students wishing to enter this program must complete an application for admission to Level II on MUGSI in mid-March to be considered for admission. (See Notes below.)

Multimedia


http://csmm.humanities.mcmaster.ca/

Offered as a Single or Combined Honours program, Multimedia unites new media with traditional arts and humanities subjects. Through experiential learning, students in this program will engage with the creative, theoretical and critical aspects of digital media and develop both the practical and theoretical skills necessary to pursue careers in Multimedia.

Admission


Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection is based on academic achievement in MMEDIA 1A03  but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program and a Cumulative Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in MMEDIA 1A03 . For continuation in the program, see Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I .

Notes


  1. Applicants must have completed Level I (30 units including MMEDIA 1A03 ) by April of the year in which application is made. Decisions regarding admission into the Multimedia program are made in May when final grades for the previous Fall/Winter session are known.
  2. Application for this program must be made no later than April 30. Please see Application to Level II Programs under Academic Regulations in this section of the Calendar for information with regard to the application procedure.
  3. The Combined Honours in Multimedia program is not available to students who already possess an undergraduate degree.
  4. Students entering Multimedia should be aware that, due to course sequencing and prerequisites, it takes a minimum of THREE years beyond Level I to complete program requirements. Students must register for the following required Multimedia courses in the following sequence:

Level II:


Where the following courses must be completed in the same academic year:

Level III:


Level IV:


Where the following courses must be completed in the same academic year:

Requirements


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

30 units


  • from the Level I program completed prior to admission into the program

9 units


  • from Course List

36 units


  • Courses specified for the other subject. (Combinations with Social Sciences may require more than 36 units.)

15 units


  • Electives, excluding Multimedia courses, to total 120 units

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