Degree Choices

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Degree options available in MPI

First-year students in Media & the Public Interest (MPI) will spend their initial year in general studies, during which they will complete the necessary courses to continue in the Media, Information & Technoculture (MIT) program. Students interested in MPI will apply for the program prior to beginning their second year. Students who do not gain admission to the MPI program may continue in the MIT program if they meet eligibility requirements.

Students who have questions regarding admission to the MPI program, or continuation in the MIT program, should not hesistate to contact Undergraduate Student Services.

MPI Honors

MPI Honors requires four academic years to complete, and is declared during the first year of general study.

Admission Requirements
Completion of all first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 72% in 4.0 principal courses, with no mark in any principal course below 60%, and including a minimum grade of 70% in each of Media, Information and Technoculture 1021F/G and 1022F/G, or Media, Information and Technoculture 1020E, and Media, Information and Technoculture 1025F/G.

Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee a position in the program. Enrolment is limited.

Once admitted to the MPI Honors program, students are required to continue meeting progression requirements, as outlined by university policy.

MPI Major

MPI Major requires four academic years to complete, and is declared during the first year of general study.

Admission Requirements
Completion of all first-year requirements with no failures. Students must have an average of at least 68% in 4.0 principal courses, including a minimum grade of 65% in each of Media, Information and Technoculture 1020E or 1021F/G and 1022F/G, and Media, Information and Technoculture 1025F/G.

Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee a position in the program. Enrolment is limited.

Once admitted to the MPI Major, students are required to continue meeting progression requirements, as outlined by university policy.