Level 1
Take all of the following Mandatory courses:
WRIT-1037Reason & Writing 1-Contemporary Media3
This course will introduce contemporary media students to essential principles of reading, writing, and reasoning at the postsecondary level. Students will identify, summarize, analyze, and evaluate multiple short readings and write persuasive response essays to develop their vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, and critical thinking.
DEVL-1041Careers in Contemporary Media 13
This course will explore the many different career options that exist in the Media industry. Topics will include guest lectures, industry and studio tours, research and information sessions, interviewing industry professionals, personal branding research.
MMED-1035Visual Media 13
This course will introduce students to the core concepts of image and audio capture. Key concepts will include: still image capture with use of DSLR cameras and set up hardware.
MMED-1039Audio Fundamentals3
This course will explore the processes of sound design. Key concepts will include: audio hardware and software, audio editing techniques, basic mixing, audio in digital environments, digital audio recording.
MMED-1037Interactive Media & Design 14
In this course, students will explore the processes of design for interactive media. Key concepts will include: design fundamentals of interactive media, basic photo manipulation practices, creating graphics for print, mobile, web use and core practices of video editing, adding graphics and audio to video to create a cohesive, creative, and professional final product.
MMED-1038Storytelling for Media3
This is an introductory course into the basic writing structures for a broad range of media. Writing for media, media formats, storyboard development, and storyboard and shoot focused video material are among the topics that will be covered.

Level 2
Take all of the following Mandatory courses:
COMM-3075Communications for Media3
This course, designed for students who plan to work in the field of media, focuses on professional written and verbal communication skills. Students learn to prepare a variety of work-related documents. In addition, students learn about research methods and documentation formats. The principles of effective writing - organization, grammar, style, clarity, and tone - are reinforced throughout the course. The goal of the course is to prepare students for the communication tasks and considerations they will encounter in the media workplace in order to meet the needs of employers and/or the communities they will serve.
DEVL-3003Careers in Contemporary Media 23
This course is a continuation of Careers in Contemporary Media 1. Key concepts will include: presenting to groups, media ethics, copyright law, basic entrepreneurship/case studies, resume development, professional development.
MMED-1036Performance for Contemporary Media 13
This course will introduce students to the core concepts of 'Performing' for various types of media. Topics will include: Announcing, acting, reporting, performing, pitching, interviewing and presenting skills and techniques.
MMED-3030Visual Media 23
This is a continuation of Visual Media 1. Key concepts will include: Image capture and manipulation, audio capture, new image capture technologies, hardware for audio, video and still image capture.
MMED-3031Interactive Media & Design 23
This course is designed to introduce students to the broad field of game design. Students will learn what defines a game and why their popularity is on the increase. A hands-on approach will be taken to develop a fundamental understanding of 3D modeling for video games using industry standard software, as well as basic principles and workings of the Unity Game Engine.
MMED-3032Collaborative Media Productions6
In this course, students will work on a variety of focused projects. Working in teams will be a priority. Key concepts will include: team work, conflict resolution, production and project management techniques, software applications for project planning.

Program Residency
Students Must Complete a Minimum of 10 credits in this
program at Fanshawe College to meet the Program Residency
requirement and graduate from this program