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Program of Study Guide for students who entered the program in 2022/2023 or earlier

B.M.S. students are expected to make regular progress in their program requirements each year, completing Core Requirements as scheduled. They are further expected to register in designated sections of Core Courses each year, along with peers in their cohort. See Registration.

In Year One students will normally complete:

  • the "Media Studies" stream of the Co-ordinated Arts Program. This CAP program comprises ASTU 100, CRWR 213, FIST 100, JRNL 100, VISA 1101; and,
  • CPSC 1101,2 or CPSC 1032; and,
  • electives3.

In Year Two students will normally complete:

  • “Core” courses: ENGL 232, FIPR 133, FIST 240, INFO 250, VISA 241; and,
  • “Core Plus” required electives; and,
  • electives3.

In Year Three students will normally complete:

  • “Core” courses: ARTH 380, CRWR 312, ENGL 332, FIST 340, VISA 210; and,
  • “Core Plus” required electives; and,
  • electives.

In Year Four students will normally complete:

  • “Core” courses: ARTH 480 or JRNL 400, GERM 412, INFO 419, INFO 456; CPSC 3444; and,
  • “Core Plus” required electives; and,
  • electives.

1Students interested in taking additional courses in Computer Science or in completing a Minor in Computer Science will normally select CPSC 110.

2Students are required to attempt either CPSC 103 or 110 no later than Year 2 of the program. Those who do not complete the requirement prior to entering Year 3 of the program may have their registration restricted until the requirement is completed.

3Students are strongly encouraged to include at least 3 credits of 100-level Art History (ARTH) as electives in Year One or Two as preparation for advanced study in the discipline in Year Three’s ARTH 380.

4Students must successfully complete CPSC 103 or CPSC 110 before attempting CPSC 344. Students cannot attempt CPSC 103 or CPSC 110 concurrently with CPSC 344.

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