New Media Studies: Course Sequence

Program Requirements:

This program requires the completion of 8.0 credits as indicated below, and:

  1. At least 2.0 credits at the C- or D-level
  2. A minimum grade of 60% is required in the Centennial College courses to pass and maintain standing in the program.
  3. Students who wish to enrol in the Field Placement course can enrol at Centennial College for a summer semester upon successful completion of Centennial College Group 1 and 2 courses listed below. For this purpose only, students will have to register for their courses at Centennial College and pay their tuition directly to Centennial College. Tuition and registration is not done through ROSI. Please note that this is the only time you will register at- and pay tuition directly to Centennial College.
NOTE: Centennial College courses for this program are taught at the Story Arts Centre campus,
            located at 951 Carlaw Ave., East York. 

Required Courses

First Year

1.0  Credit of Introductory Media Studies Courses
          MDSA01H3 Introduction to Media Studies
          MDSA02H3 History of Media 
          ACMB01H3 Critical Reading, Thinking and Writing for ACM Programs
         [Note: ACMB01 may be taken after students return to UTSC in the third year]

Second Year

0.5 Credit of Core Media Studies
          MDSB61H3 Mapping New Media
          MDSB62H3 Visual Culture and Communication
          MDSB63H3 Sound and Visual Media
          [Note: Selection also depends on which core course aligns with your Centennial College schedule in Fall term]         
4.5 Credits of New Media Studies Courses
Centennial College Group 1:
         *NMEA01H3 Digital Fundamentals
         *NMEA02H3 Introduction to New Media Communications
         *NMEA03H3 The Language of Design
         *NMEA04H3 Interface Design, Navigation and Interaction I
[Note: students will be eligible to enoll in Group 2 courses after successfully completing the cluster of Group 1 courses above.]
Centennial College Group 2:
         *NMEB05H3 Interface Design, Navigation and Interaction II
         *NMEB06H3 Project Development and Presentation
         *NMEB08H3 Application Software for Interactive Media
         *NMEB09H3 Sound Design
         *NMEB10H3 New Media Design

Third Year

0.5 Credits of Core Media Studies Courses
          MDSB61H3 Mapping New Media
          MDSB62H3 Visual Culture and Communication
          MDSB63H3 Sound and Visual Media

Fourth Year

1.0 Credit of D-level New Media Studies Courses
          NMED01H3 New Media Senior Project
          NMED20H3 Theory and Practice of New Media        

*A minimum of C- (60%) in these particular courses is required to pass and maintain standing in the program.