Honours BA Digital Media and Journalism


Admissions Suspended 2023-2024


The Honours Degree in Digital Media and Journalism requires 20.0 credits of which no more than 7.0 credits may be at the 100 level. 4.0 required credits form the Certificate in Digital Media Production.

Digital Media and Journalism Required Courses Total of 9.5 credits (required)

ID120/SOJE120 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies
DMJN101 - Reporting and Writing for News
DMJN202 - Cross-Media Storytelling
DMJN204 - Media, Law and Ethics
DMJN208 - Data in the Media
DMJN211/MX211 - Introduction to Media Studies
DMJN214/HR214 - Politics, Advocacy and Journalism
DMJN222/MX222/SOJE222 - Digital and Social Media: Critical Approaches
DMJN252/HR252 - Designing Digital and Social Media
DMJN253 - Introduction to Public and Media Relations
DMJN307 - Media, Culture and Democracy
DMJN308 - Advanced Data Journalism and Investigative Research
DMJN313 - Public Speaking
DMJN319 - Integrated Media Lab
DMJN328 - Quantitative Research Methods for Journalists
DMJN340 - Feature Writing and Verification
DMJN420 - Advanced Seminar in Digital Media and Journalism
DMJN422 - Digital Media and Journalism Capstone I
DMJN423 - Digital Media and Journalism Capstone II

Certificate in Digital Media Production Courses - Total of 4.0 credits (required)

UX211 - Graphic Design Studio I
UX220 - Web Design Lab I
DMJN230 - Audio Storytelling I
DMJN231 - Videography I
DMJN232 - Photography and Digital Imaging I
DMJN330 - Audio Storytelling II
DMJN331 - Videography II
DMJN332 - Photography and Digital Imaging II

Degree Program Electives: An additional 6.5 credits toward the degree total of 20.0 credits. All students in the program must complete successfully the Foundations curriculum: BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299.

Additional Information
Program Regulations

  1. Refer to the University Regulations chapter for progression and course regulations and the earlier section regarding Regulations for All Honours Programs.
  2. Students in the Honours Digital Media and Journalism program are excluded from completion of the Issue Advocacy and Media Studies Options.