Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Media Studies Certificate

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Subject:  Administered by the Department of Film and Media and the Faculty of Arts and Science.
Plan:  Consists of 12.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan will lead to a Certificate in Media Studies.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
FILM 236Media and Cultural Studies3.00
FILM 240Media & Popular Culture3.00
2. Options
A. MDIA Options6.00
Total Units12.00

3. Notes

A. No more than 6.0 units of core and option courses may be counted toward the requirements of both the Certificate and another Arts and Science Program

B. No more than 3.0 units of core and option courses may be transfer credits from outside Queen’s University

Media Studies Course List

The following list contains courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Media Studies Options
DRAM 205Theatricality and Mass Media3.00
FILM 260Digital Media Theory and Practice3.00
FILM 300Hollywood: The Dream Factory3.00
FILM 303World Cinemas3.00
FILM 308Popular Cultures3.00
FILM 320Media and the Arts3.00
FILM 335Culture and Technology3.00
FILM 338Contemporary Issues in Cultural Studies3.00
FILM 340Advertising and Consumer Culture3.00
GNDS 125Gender, Race and Popular Culture3.00
MUSC 171Social History of Popular Music3.00
POLS 313Mass Media and Politics Canada3.00
STSC 3393.00