Please note: updated grade ranges for 2019/2020 will be added to the program pages as they become available.
Professional Communication (BA (Hons))
Full Time: Four Year
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.
Simulation activities; course-related solutions for existing industries or organizations; industry engagement, mentoring and exposure; ProCom Practicum Centre with touch-screen technology, HD webcams and conference microphones for collaboration; new media experimentation; TrendLab Hackathon with notable speakers and the chance to tackle a real-world problem; professional portfolio development; internships with organizations such as the Government of Ontario, Corus Entertainment, Flare magazine and ET Canada.
Explore traditional and new media in a range of business and professional contexts to develop communication expertise in the private sector, not-for-profit sector, public sector; corporate communications and public relations; event planning, website design, project management; public policy, research or health care. Pursue graduate studies in communication – such as Ryerson’s master of professional communication (MPC) – law, business, media and journalism, or public policy.
What You Need to Know
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- A minimum grade of 70% or higher will be required in Grade 12 U English/Anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred).
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: