- Application to Declare your Communication Major
- Areas of concentration
- Checklists & Forms
- CMNS Grading Chart
- Important links for incoming students in the Fall 2012 semester
- Sick Notes
- Undergraduate FAQ
- Undergraduate Orientation
- Upper Division Elective Courses (no prerequisites) – 2010-2011
- Upper Division Elective Courses (no prerequisites) – Spring Term 2012
- WQB Requirements
Dynamic and innovative, the School of Communication is a national leader in the discipline, and its research and teaching programs are internationally renowned and influential. In 2008, the School of Communication marks its 35th anniversary, and it continues an extraordinary record of teaching and research excellence.
CMNS boasts some of the finest faculty at Simon Fraser University, with numerous Excellence in Teaching Award winners — professors who are dedicated to teaching, deeply committed to the interests of students, and uniquely creative in their teaching approaches.
The School has earned an international reputation for its outstanding curriculum, and it is at the vanguard of new and emerging interdisciplinary approaches in research and teaching.
The School bridges the critical and the applied in its programs. It is committed to offering students the opportunities and the means to explore, analyze, and critically evaluate the complexities and interplay between the numerous and diverse dimensions of communication — critical analysis of media; the impacts and assessment of new technology; the nature of information and media in local, national and global environments; telecommunications; communication and cultural policy; the political and economic dimensions of communication media; international media systems; culture and communication; international communication; hands-on production and analysis of media; applied communication research and design; and more — all are key components of the programs in the School of Communication.
The School’s undergraduate program has been designed, expanded, and honed by its commitments to relevance, responsiveness, innovation, and the highest academic standards. The graduate program attracts students from around the globe for M.A. and Ph.D. studies in media and culture, technology and society, political economy and policy, international and global communication, applied communication, and other key and critical issues in the field.
Please note: Effective Fall 2010, the following courses are no longer offered by the School of Communication as they are offered by the Publishing Program at Harbour Centre instead. Please contact Jo-Anne Ray at 778-782-5242 for more information. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CMNS 472 is now PUB 350
CMNS 371 is now PUB 371
CMNS 372 is now PUB 372
CMNS 474 is now PUB 450
and there are new PUB courses: PUB 355, PUB 401, PUB 477