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School of Multimedia Communications

Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Multimedia Communications

The School of Multimedia Communications BA program provides a well-rounded set of media skills, including broadcasting, journalism and production.

Utilizing the latest media and technology trends, students learn to write, edit, shoot, host, report and broadcast their stories across the globe. Under the guidance of industry experts, students graduate with a professional demo reel.

Learning Outcomes: Degree Breakdowns & Requirements: BA Graduation Plan:

BA Multimedia Communications Unit Requirements

Major Coursework
          Core 36 units
          Major 15 units
+Minor/Electives 15 units
+Art Electives 9 units
+Liberal Arts 45 units
TOTAL 120 units

BA Multimedia Communications Degree Requirements

3 Written Communication courses
1 Art Historical Awareness course
1 Historical Awareness course
1 Quantitative Literacy course
1 Comparative Ideas & Influences course
1 Employment Communications and Practices course

And:

  • Minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Minimum grade of C- in all core courses, major courses, minor courses, and LA 108 Composition for the Artist

 

Sample Graduation Plan
  1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year
FALL Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major By Advisement
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Core
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING Major Core
Major Core
Major Core
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major By Advisement
Major By Advisement
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major By Advisement
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
Major Core
Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
Liberal Art
__________
12 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER Major Elective/Minor
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Art Elective
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Art Elective
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Art Elective
Liberal Art
__________
6 units
Totals 30 units 30 units 30 units 30 units
  Bachelor of Arts Degree in Multimedia Communications
NOTES
  • Students are advised to meet with a Student Services Advisor to map an individualized graduation plan
  • Student Services Advisor approval is required for course loads exceeding 12 units for Fall or Spring semesters and exceeding 6 units in Summer semesters
  • Financial Aid is not available for intersessions
  • A maximum of 1 course may be taken in intersessions
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