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Communication and Digital Media Studies – Digital Media Politics and Policy minor


Description


Every day, governments, parties, politicians, advocacy groups, activist movements, and citizens use the digital media to try to set political agendas and win the attention, donations, ideological support, and votes of large numbers of people. At the same time, the digital industries, communications infrastructures and social media platforms we all rely upon to communicate our politics and participate in the battle of ideas, are subject to media  laws, policies and regulations. The minor in Digital Media Politics & Policy** consists of 7 courses (21 credit hours). Students learn the foundations of political science, strategic communications, political communications and communications policy, and related topics of interest.  The minor is available to all students in any major program in any faculty at Ontario Tech University.*A cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 in the minor courses is required to successfully complete the Creative Industries and Popular Culture minor.