Undergraduate Minor in Print and Digital Publishing

SFU Harbour Centre

Courses Overview

Design and Production Publishing Practice and Process Publishing, Business and Policy, Marketing Management
100-Level Exploration PUB101 Publication of Self in Everyday Life
PUB131 Publication Design Technologies
200-Level Introduction PUB201 The Publication of Professional Self
PUB231 Graphic Design Fundamentals PUB210W Fundamentals of Professional Writing: University Level Skills and Practice in Writing Effectively PUB212 Public Relations Planning and Management Fundamentals
300-Level Applications PUB331 Graphic Design in Transition: Print and Digital Books PUB372 The Publishing Process PUB350 Marketing for Book Publishers
PUB332 Graphic Design in Transition: Print and Digital Periodicals PUB375 Magazine Publishing PUB355W Online Marketing for Publishers
400-Level Integration PUB431 Design Project PUB401 Technology and The Evolving Book PUB450Q The Business of Book Publishing
PUB438 Design Awareness and… PUB456 Institutional and International Events
PUB478 Publishing Group Project

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum CGPA of 2.50 at SFU. (Once admitted to the Publishing Minor, continuation CGPA is 2.50 or higher).
  • Minor Approval? Email ccsp-info@sfu.ca with your request and student number.
  • Lower Level Requirements – Completion of 4 lower division level courses
  • Upper Level Requirements – Completion of 4 upper division courses (minimum 16 credits)

At a Glance

Lower Division Requirements

Students complete at least 12 units, with a C- grade or better, chosen from

PUB 101 – Publication of Self in Everyday Life (3)

PUB 131 – Publication Design Technologies (3)

PUB 201 – The Publication of Corporate Self (3)

PUB 210W – Fundamentals of Professional Writing: University level skills and practice in writing effectively (3)

PUB 212 – Public Relations Planning and Management Fundamentals (3)

PUB 231 – Graphic Design Fundamentals (3)

CMNS 110 – Introduction to Communication Studies (3) or CMNS 130 – Communication and Social Change (3)

CMNS 230 – The Cultural Industries in Canada: Global Context (3) or CMNS 240 – The Political Economy of Communication (3)

ECON 103 – Principles of Microeconomics (4) or ECON 105 – Principles of Macroeconomics (4)

IAT 102 – Graphic Design (3)

LING 100 – Communication and Language (3)

LING 110 – The Wonder of Words (3)

LING 160 – Language, Culture and Society (3)

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete at least 16 units chosen from

PUB 331 – Graphic Design in Transition: Print and Digital Books (4) or PUB 332 – Graphic Design in Transition: Print and Digital Periodicals (4)

PUB 350 – Marketing for Book Publishers (4)

PUB 355W – Online Marketing for Publishers (4)

PUB 371 – The Structure of the Book Publishing Industry in Canada (4)

PUB 372 – The Publishing Process (4)

PUB 375 – Magazine Publishing (4)

PUB 401 – Technology and the Evolving Book (4)

PUB 431 – Graphic Design: The Page and the Screen (4)

PUB 438 – Design Awareness in Publishing Processes and Products (4)

PUB 450 – The Business of Book Publishing (4)

PUB 456 – Institutional and International Event Panning and Management (4)

PUB 477 – Publishing Practicum (4)

PUB 478 – Publishing Workshop (4) (Spring 2016: “Typography in Depth”)

PUB 480 – Special Topics in Publishing (4)

PUB 483 – Directed Readings in Publishing (3) or PUB 484 – Directed Readings in Publishing (4)