The Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Culture is a four-year multidisciplinary degree.
Note: The BA in Communication and Culture is not available with Honours and it may not be used in a Combined Degree Program or subsequently completed as a Second Baccalaureate Degree with any of the following programs:
- Bachelor of Communication and Culture degree or equivalent
- BA or BSc (Major) program
- BA or BSc in Communication and Culture
- Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies
- Bachelor of Film Studies
A. Faculty of Arts Requirements
Overall Program: Successful completion of an approved program consisting of 120 units (20.0 full-course equivalents).
Multidisciplinary Study: Successful completion of the multidisciplinary requirements listed below.
(a) A minimum GPA of 2.00 must be achieved over all courses.
(b) A maximum of 18 units (3.0 full-course equivalent) "D" or "D+" grades overall.
University of Calgary Study: A maximum of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) in eligible post-secondary transfer credits from other institutions may be counted toward the degree.
Depth: A maximum of 48 units (8.0 full-course equivalents) at the junior or 200 level.
Breadth: A minimum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Science.
Physical Activity Courses: A maximum of 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) may be taken from: Dance Education Activity/Theory, Outdoor Pursuits Activity/Theory and Physical Education Activity/Theory.
B. Multidisciplinary Requirements
Minor Field: Successful completion of an approved Minor Field. Note: It may be difficult to complete Minors that require limited enrolment courses. Not more than 36 units (6.0 full-course equivalents) may be from any one Department or from any group of courses that would comprise a Major Field.
Multidisciplinary Breadth: Either Communication and Culture 301 and 303 or a second approved minor.
Literature: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) in English literature or other literature, including Comparative Literature.
Writing: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) chosen from Communication and Media Studies 363, 369 or Science 311.
Note: It is recommended a second minor be chosen from within the Faculty of Arts.