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Pre-Media (Media and Communications Fundamentals)

Pre-Media (Media and Communications Fundamentals)

Program Code:MFD
Campus:Seneca@York
Duration:2 Semesters (8 Months)
Offered:Fall
Winter
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate

Program Description

Within the MFD program, you’ll develop a strong foundation in the fundamentals of writing, communications and visual media. Your studies will focus on developing and perfecting verbal, written, presentation and visual communication skills. You’ll learn presentation skills, media writing, creative problem solving, photography, design fundamentals and media as an art form. You’ll grow and improve as an effective communicator through study of professional and general education subjects. Instructors in this program are industry experts and college education professionals. You’ll also benefit from the opportunity to explore a variety of options in the ever-evolving media and communication fields within the Schools of Media and Creative Arts and Animation.

A better understanding of self will provide the opportunity for you to understand your path and possibilities and, in turn, make an informed start for your scholastic career.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with:
    • Grade 12 English: ENG4(C) or ENG4(U)
  • OR Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) with the above prerequisite course(s), their equivalent(s), or appropriate Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate program credits (see Academic Upgrading).

Note:

  • Although not required for admission, the following are recommended for your success in the program:
    • Basic computer skills (PC or Macintosh) including office software.

Fees

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Your Career

Gain a solid foundation in media and communications. Our two-semester Pre-Media (Media and Communications Fundamentals) (MFD) certificate program is your best preparation for finding scholastic and career direction and for further study in Communication Arts. As a graduate of MFD, you’ll be equipped for programs leading to careers such as junior writer or editor, production assistant, account co-ordinator, client liaison or production artist.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
MFD103 Program Preparation
MFD104 Surviving and Succeeding
MFD105 Introduction to Design
MFD107 Audio and Video Story Telling
MFD115 Storytelling Through Photography
PSY204 Perception and Communication
 
Semester 2
MFD203 Media and Communications
MFD204 Professional Presentation Skills
MFD205 Electronic and Print Publishing
MFD215 Visual Problem Solving
SCA201 Media as an Art Form
SCA225 Creativity and New Media
plus: General Education Course

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
EAC150 College English
MFD103 Program Preparation
MFD104 Surviving and Succeeding
MFD105 Introduction to Design
MFD107 Audio and Video Story Telling
MFD115 Storytelling Through Photography
PSY204 Perception and Communication
 
Semester 2
MFD203 Media and Communications
MFD204 Professional Presentation Skills
MFD205 Electronic and Print Publishing
MFD215 Visual Problem Solving
SCA201 Media as an Art Form
SCA225 Creativity and New Media
plus: General Education Course

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: Margita Petersons
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22804
Margita.Petersons@senecacollege.ca
International Admissions Advisor: Valentyna Gorodovych
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22432
Valentyna.Gorodovych@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Tina Tuzi
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33001
Tina.Tuzi@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Student Advisor: Christopher De Corneille
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 77235
Christopher.DeCorneille@senecacollege.ca
Program Coordinator: Suzanne Price
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33192
Suzanne.Price@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Michelle Grimes
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 33440
Michelle.Grimes@senecacollege.ca
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