Jul 20, 2018  
Undergraduate Calendar 2018-2019 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2018-2019

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


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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 Grade Point Average of at least 5.0 including a grade of at least C in MMEDIA 1A03 . (See Notes below)

Notes


  1. Applicants must have completed any Level I program including the course 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 and Winter terms are known.
  2. Application for this program must be made during the program/plan selection process at the end of the Winter term. Please see Application to Level II Programs under Academic Regulations in this section of the Calendar for information with regard to the application procedure. Serious applicants are advised to rank the Multimedia program as their first program of choice for Level II.
  3. 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:


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

Level III:


Requirements


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

30 units


from

  • Level I program completed prior to admission into the program

12 units


from

  • Course Lists 1 and 2

36 units


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

15 units


  • electives, excluding Multimedia Course List 1, to total 120 units

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