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Combined Honours in Communication Studies and Another Subject (B.A.)

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Communication Studies is an academic discipline which encompasses many fields of inquiry. Graduates of this program will have an advanced knowledge of the nature, function and evolution of communication and will develop both practical and theoretical skills necessary to pursue careers in the field of communications.

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.


Completion of any Level I program and a Cumulative Average of at least 5.0 and a grade of at least C in CMST 1A03  . For continuation in the program, see Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I .


  1. Because MMEDIA 1A03  is required for admission into the Honours Multimedia program, students registered in the Combined Honours Communication Studies and Multimedia program will substitute three units elective for MMEDIA 1A03 .
  2. Students are strongly encouraged to take CMST 2A03 , 2B03 , 2C03 , and 2CC3  by the end of Level II
  3. Students wishing to take more than the required three units of Level IV Communication Studies courses must first obtain permission from the undergraduate advisor for the Communication Studies program.


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

30 units


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

3 units

3 units

  • Level IV Communication Studies

36 units

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

18 units

  • Electives to total 120 units

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