The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:
- Write and/or produce targeted assignments in a variety of common media formats and styles.
- Describe the relationship of media to the larger social/historical/cultural/political context.
- Express researched opinions on current Canadian political and social environments.
- Conduct basic media research.
- Critique various media content and form (film, television, newspapers, and advertising) and participate in peer reviews.
- Identify the visual components of still and moving images that convey ideas and meaning.
- Produce still and moving images to demonstrate basic techniques of visual language.
- Analyze fictional and non-fictional narrative forms (e.g. story, news) and how they shape social reality.
- Describe the effective use of sound in film and television.
- Produce an elementary soundtrack.
- Use software applications for the production of print and rich media.
- Develop an education and career plan within the range of media career options.