Humber’s Bachelor of Digital Communications degree program invites you to explore the dynamic media environment and the cultural, social, economic and political implications of digital innovations.
The program is innovative and rigorous, centred on developing digital storytellers skilled in writing, visual communication, web applications, social media and business acumen. You will work in a dynamic environment where cross-pollination of creative ideas and methods develop. Students collaborate and innovate while gaining technical competency.
Intensive lectures and labs provide direction, sharpen technical skills and stimulate critical discourse using the students’ work as the point of departure. Access to studios and computing spaces sustains reflective project work while developing networks of diverse faculty, students and visitors. Historical, legal, ethical and theoretical considerations are embedded in the creative process. Students in the program will also engage with an array of breadth courses designed to deepen consciousness of their roles as citizens who are aware of the social, political, environmental and cultural contexts of their work.
Senior students specialize in advanced communication theory and techniques and create a culminating production project designed to launch their professional careers. Graduates are also prepared to continue their studies at the master’s level.
Students will participate in one mandatory 14 week paid or unpaid work placement in the summer between semester six and seven. This placement provides students with an opportunity to gain experience and meet professionals in the digital communications sector. Many of the placements are offered in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), a hub for the communications industry in Canada and home to numerous media, non-profit, marketing, public relations and other private sector companies.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to the course listed above
Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent