Communication, Culture, Information & Technology (HBA)

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About

CommunicationBe prepared to take on tomorrow by acquiring the knowledge and developing skills for the fastest growing global sectors of technology and media at the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT). Through the CCIT program, you harness the potential of emerging technologies to design and create. In the Digital Enterprise Management program, you anticipate and solve organizational issues by incorporating the most effective technologies. As a Professional Writing and Communication student, you unleash the power of narrative to tell the stories of our times.

The programs offered by the ICCIT provide you with unique educational experience through a rich set of courses that range across a variety of disciplines and allow you to take advantage of the exceptional research and teaching resources of both U of T Mississauga and Sheridan College.

Programs & Requirements

OUAC Program Code: TMC
Approximate Grade Range: Mid to high 70s

The chart below is based on requirements in the Ontario curriculum. We will accept equivalent courses from other academic systems. Admission and approximate grade requirements are based on 6 Grade 12 "U" or "M", which includes English (ENG4U). See bottom of page for prerequisites legend.

Program Name & Options Prerequisites

Communication, Culture, Information & Technology

NoSpecialist
YesMajor
NoMinor

 

Digital Enterprise Management

YesSpecialist
NoMajor
NoMinor

(rec. one Math)

Professional Writing and Communication

NoSpecialist
YesMajor
YesMinor

 

Why Study Communication, Culture, Information & Technology at UTM?

  • Participate in the ICCIT Internship Program. Each placement increases knowledge, ethical awareness, professionalism and work portfolio in preparation for graduate school and/or employment. Students come to better understand their own aspirations as well as developing their teamwork, problem-solving and communications skills. Internships provide wonderful networking opportunities in the media, communications and digital technology sectors.

  • Internships have been in television and radio, advertising and design companies, and web development.

  • Interns have worked at Muchmusic, Bell Media Group, CBC, Rogers TV, Service Canada, City of Toronto, RBC Capital Markets, Sick Kids Foundation, Nestle Canada, and the Research Innovation Centre.

  • CCT 409. A unique course which involves working with a group of other students on a specific project with external organizations.

  • Access to state-of-the-art technology and the opportunity to develop facility in using interactive and immersive technologies.

  • An active student community and engaged alumni. There are many opportunities to network and interact with our alumni both informally and more formally through internship and mentorship programs.

Program Plans

Program Plans are quick and accessible overviews of the many academic and co-curricular opportunities available to help you get the most out of your UTM experience.

  • Culture, Communication, Information & Technology (HBA) - major
  • Digital Enterprise Management (HBA) - specialist
  • Professional Writing and Communications (HBA) - major

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Careers by Major

The skills you develop combined with your experiences while at UTM can help you succeed in a number of occupations. Your program of study doesn't determine your career. Created by UTM's Career Centre, the Careers by Major database identifies some potential career fields, how to gain related skills and experience, and useful resources and job samples.


Chart Legend: Bio = Biology
C = Calculus & Vectors
Ch = Chemistry
F = Advanced Functions
Fr = French
Ita = Italian
M = Mathematics of Data Management
Math = One of the Grade 12 U Maths
Ph = Physics
/ = or
, = and
rec. = recommended
approx. = approximate

Sp = Specialist program
Ma = Major program
Mi = Minor program

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