Topics, readings, and assignments will vary with each instructor’s version of this course, but all versions will meet the objectives stated in Learning Outcomes.
Some or all of the following methods will be used:
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Short papers (2)||40%|
|Proposal for final paper or project||10%|
|Final paper or project and presentation||30%|
Students who successfully complete this course will
Texts will be selected by the instructor based on the topic and may include a coursepack.
The following list includes sample texts for a course focusing on the special topic of “Social Media for Professional Communication”:
Jonah Berger, Why Things Catch On
Seth Godin, Tribes
H. Jenkins, S. Ford,, and J. Green, Spreadable Media
Andrew Keen, The Cult of the Amateur
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
or a minimum of 45 credit hours including a university-transfer course in English, Communications, or Creative Writing with a grade of B or higher
or permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator
No corequisite courses.
No equivalent courses.
This course is not required for any other course.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CMNS 3XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CMNS 3XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||No credit||2014/09/01 to -|