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CMNS 210: Social History of the Media

The course explores, from prehistory to the present, the relationship between social change and systems of human communication. We examine the origins of symbolic representation and appraise the consequences of the adoption of symbolizing technologies

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CMNS 220: Understanding Television

What is “TV”? Does it still exist? For billions of people worldwide, Netflix, YouTube, and other streaming video platforms have come to dominate our experience of “television”. But where do these televisual fixtures of the

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CMNS 223: Advertising as Social Communication

CMNS 223 is part theoretical and part practical. Advertising as Social Communication presents an exciting selection of ads through the investigative lenses of social communication, consumerism, and representational strategies. As advertising is becoming more and

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CMNS 230: Cultural Industries in Canada

Much of our everyday information and entertainment is industrially produced and distributed by firms operating in the cultural sector of the economy. This course examines such “cultural industries” (e.g., print, film, music, broadcasting, and the

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CMPS 11: Composition 11

A course supporting students in developing skills in written communication. Students will read and study compositions by other writers as models for the development of their writing. Through this course students will build increasing independence

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CRIM 150: Introduction to Criminology

This course will introduce students to the discipline of Criminology, the study of crime and criminalization, as well as the criminal justice system. Students will examine the core concepts, basic data sources, and general research

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CSCI 101: Connecting with Computer Science

An overview of the history and fundamentals of computing and the connections with the arts, psychology, and biology. This course provides a thorough and rigorous overview of the fundamental issues concerning both hardware and software.

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