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  • This page outlines requirements for the major in Culture and Media (BA Culture and Media). Students can also study this subject as a minor.

    Requirements for the BA in Culture and Media - Updated for 2020-2021

    Only specific courses satisfy the major requirements, including electives. Courses should be chosen carefully, in consultation with the Departmental Faculty Advisor and your Student Success advisor. See the university course catalog for fall 2020 Culture and Media courses that fulfill these requirements. Learn more and track your progress in the Detailed Degree Requirements section and Culture and Media Requirements Worksheets below.

    Introductory courses:

    • 2 introductory core courses (6 credits)

    Other required courses and Senior Capstone:
    Choose either Option A or Option B below:

    • Option A: 
      • 8 courses, 2 of which are practice-based (24-32 credits):
        • 2 electives in the area of Cultural Studies (6-8 credits)
        • 2 electives in the area of Media Studies (6-8 credits)
        • 2 electives in the area of Screen Studies (6-8 credits)
        • 2 additional courses (6-8 credits)
      • 2 Senior Capstone courses (7-8 credits)
    • Option B: 
      • 8 courses, 2 of which are practice-based (24-32 credits):
        • 6 electives in one area of focus: Cultural Studies, Media Studies, or Screen Studies (18-24 credits)
        • 1 elective in second area of focus (3-4 credits)
        • 1 elective in third area of focus (3-4 credits)
      • 2 Senior Capstone courses (7-8 credits)

    Total credits: 37-46

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