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CMNS 100 Introduction to Communication

Effective date: January 2015

This course examines how people communicate interpersonally, culturally and socially, including audience definition and reception. Culture and technology in the context of communication, media and social media will be critically examined.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour, and 1 hour of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CMNS 102 Internship Work Experience 1

Effective Date: September 2017

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge while employed with qualified employers. Student learning is monitored and evaluated by the instructor. Successful completion counts toward the Internship designation.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
20 hours per week over 15 weeks
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

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CMNS 105 Communication and Technology

Effective date: January 2015

An examination of how technology influences and mediates human communication. The course will survey technology, including current social media applications, and critically assess its effect on society and organizations.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour and 2 hours of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$446.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CMNS 112 Popular Culture and Media

Effective date: January 2015

Popular culture is all around us. This course opens our eyes to its existence and explores its influence, particularly in media. The impact of media on culture, and vice versa, is critically assessed and the emerging discipline of cultural theory is used to examine popular culture. Examples of topics include the relationship of popular culture with power, class, race, gender and sexuality, identity, postmodernism and globalization, and how these are represented in media.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour and 1 hour of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CMNS 130 Mass Media Communication

Effective date: January 2015

This course examines the forms and history of mass media, including its political, economic, institutional and cultural influence. Current trends in Canadian media will be emphasized. Journalism, legislation, ethics, media effects and digital and global mass media are critically examined.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour and 1 hour of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CMNS 150 Introduction to Digital Media

Effective date: January 2015

Digital media is used to explore the fundamental concepts, issues, genres and technologies of digital communication. Hands-on web, audio, video and photography assignments are used to critically analyze contemporary communication issues. Students will also examine digital media histories, theories, and practitioners.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 lab hour and 1 hour of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CMNS 160 Digital Journalism

Effective date: January 2015

This course introduces students to the basic principles of journalistic writing for a variety of digital formats such as e-zines, digital newspapers and podcasts. Students discuss genres, research sources, news value, editing, interview techniques, ethics and legal issues. Students will apply this knowledge to research and write accurate news stories to communicate information to a specified audience, while adhering to legal and journalistic principles.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 lab hour and 1 hour of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CMNS 165 Persuasive Writing for the Web

Effective date: May 2013

Students will be introduced to the basic principles of persuasive communications writing in a variety of formats such as news releases, media updates, and promotional material. They will apply this knowledge to develop online communication strategies to deliver information to a specified audience using digital platforms such as websites and social media.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
1 lecture hour, 1 lab hour and 1 hour of distance learning per week
Related programs
Communications
Tuition
$388.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

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