Program Requirements

2020-2021 Academic Year

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Amy Thurlow, BPR (MSVU), MA (SMU), PhD (SMU), APR, FCPRS, Professor

Admission Requirements

Review sections 2.1.4 Admission Requirements and 2.1.6 Additional Admission Requirements.

Bachelor of Arts – Communication

The degree with a major is intended for those students with a clearly focused interest who wish to gain knowledge in depth of a single discipline.

Students intending to complete the major degree must declare their intention to do so before they register for their sixth unit of coursework. Students who do not make this declaration within this time frame will not be permitted to register for further coursework.

The Mount also offers a limited enrollment internship option.

Students must successfully complete 20.0 units with the following requirements:
8.0 in the major as follows:
COMM 1015 0.5 unit
COMM 2013/PBRL 2013 0.5 unit
COMM 2211/PBRL 2211 0.5 unit
COMM 2101 0.5 unit
COMM 3013/PBRL 3013 0.5 unit
COMM 3025 0.5 unit
COMM 3102 0.5 unit
COMM 4013 0.5 unit
COMM 4200 0.5 unit
LIBR 2100 0.5 unit
PHIL 2229 0.5 unit
POLS 2203 0.5 unit
WRIT 1120 0.5 unit
CULS 1101 or WOMS 2231 0.5 unit
1.0 unit of Modern Language (in the same language) 1.0 unit
a minimum overall GPA of 2.0 in the required 8.0 units
a minor consisting of 3.0 units as specified by the department offering the minor.
Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the required 3.0 units
1.0 unit from each core group A, B, and C listed on Bachelor of Arts (General Studies)
(exclusive of the major):
Core A – Sciences & Mathematics (1.0 unit)
Core B – Social Sciences (1.0 unit)
Core C – Humanities (1.0 unit)
at least 9.0 units must be at the 2000 level or above
at least 3.0 units must be at the 3000 level or above
Note: No more than 4.0 units from professional areas may be counted toward the degree. Courses included in the Applied Human Nutrition science minor will not be counted as professional electives.

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2020-2021 academic year which runs from September 01, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

For information on previous years, please consult the University Academic Calendars web page.

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