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Dept of Communication Studies - Calendar 2017-18

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16 | P a g e Communication Studies 2017 - 2018 9. How seriously should you take academic honesty? Seriously! The York University's Senate Policy on Academic Honesty "is an affirmation and clarification for members of the University of the general obligation to maintain the highest standards of academic honesty." Students are advised to make themselves aware of all the instances of academic dishonesty and proper research procedures in order to avoid being charged. The Department of Communication Studies is committed to following up on all reported cases. The Undergraduate Program Director's office handles all cases at the Exploratory Level. The full document, including the range of penalties, is available at: http://secretariat-policies.info.yorku.ca/policies/academic-honesty-senate-policy-on/ 10. Where do I go for specific academic help with my major? Call 416-736-5057 for an advising session with either the Program Assistant or the Undergraduate Program Director. We are here to help! Enrich your Undergraduate Experience by Participating in a York International Exchange We encourage students with an overall GPA of B (or 6) at the end of their first year (24+ credits) to consider studying for a semester at a university abroad. You would need to attend workshops and information sessions provided by York International in your second year in order to ensure that you are able to attend a university abroad in your third year. Please consult http://international.yorku.ca for full details. There are excellent Communication Studies programs around the world affiliated with York, and many of them allow you to study in English. Don't hesitate to book an advising session with the Undergraduate Program Director if you need to chart out your comn studies major courses before you leave to study abroad. We also encourage students to look into taking the iBA degree which requires one semester abroad as well as language courses and internationally-oriented courses beyond the requirements for the major. Communication Studies Students Association (CSSA) The York University Undergraduate Communication Studies Students Association (CSSA) seeks to create relationships between Communication Studies students through both academic and social events; students can connect through events such as

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