Pathway Summary

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Pathway ID
3985
Pathway Title
Journalism - Web and Print to Media Studies
Pathway Last Updated
2020-04-30

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Durham College
Discipline/Division
Arts, Fine Arts and Culture
Program Area
Communications (Visual/Graphic, Media, Journalism, etc.)
Program Title
Journalism - Web and Print

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Trent University
Discipline/Division
Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities
Program Area
Communications (Visual, Media, Journalism, etc.)
Program Title
Media Studies

Contact Procedures

Recruitment and Admissions Office
Trent University
1-888-739-8885
discovertrent@trentu.ca

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

The agreement will be reviewed annually, or sooner in the event of major curriculum changes in either partner’s programs. This agreement may be terminated by either party. In this case, notice of one year is required. In the event of termination of the agreement, every effort will be made to ensure that students currently enrolled in the program will not be affected.

Eligibility for Pathway

To qualify for this agreement, students must have:
- successfully completed Durham College's Journalism - Web and Print program;
- a minimum overall average of 75%.

Credit transfer

Students will be granted 7.0 credits, including:

  • 0.5 CUST MDST -1535H - Introduction to Media Studies
  • 1.0 MDST-CUST 2035Y - Media and Society
  • 0.5 unassigned Philosophy credit at the 1000 level
  • 1.5 unassigned Arts credit at the 1000 level
  • 2.0 unassigned Arts credits at the 2000 level
  • 1.5 additional credits based on elective choices:
    • 0.5 PSYC 1020H - Introduction to Psychology Part I: Experimental and Biological Bases of Behaviour (for students who have completed GNED 1106)
    • 0.5 SOCI 1001H - Introduction to Sociology I: Critical Foundations (for students who have completed GNED 1407)
    • 0.5 unassigned Cultural Studies credit at the 1000 level (for students who have completed GNED 1404)
    • 0.5 unassigned Sociology credit at the 1000 level (for students who have completed GNED 1411)
    • 0.5 unassigned Sociology credit at the 1000 level (for students who have completed GNED 1426)
    • 0.5 unassigned Arts credit at the 1000 level (for students who have completed GNED 1401)

Refer to the most recent version of the Undergraduate Academic Calendar for course descriptions: http://trentu.ca/calendar

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

  • ​0.5 MDST-COIS 1010H - The Digital World
  • 1.0 Media Studies credit at the 4000 level
  • 6.0 additional credits from the Media Studies course list
  • 5.5 additional credits, including at least 0.5 credit from the Approved Indigenous Course List

*NOTE: Media Studies and elective credits without specified year levels must include at least 6.0 credits at the 3000 level or above and no more than 2.5 credits at the 1000 level.

Degree requirements are subject to change. Refer to the most recent version of the Academic Calendar for course descriptions and degree requirements, which apply to all undergraduate programs. http://trentu.ca/calendar

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

Approximately two years - including summer sessions

Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Media Studies

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.