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Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Multimedia Communications

The MA degree provides advanced study for students pursuing a career in Multimedia Communications. Studio courses focus on the techniques necessary to develop and master technical skills. Hands-on learning promotes the expression of ideas and effective communication utilizing visual, oral and written presentation skills. The program culminates with an independent final project. Students will graduate from the program equipped with a portfolio of work and prepared for professional opportunities in their field Multimedia Communications.

Learning Outcomes:

Degree Breakdowns & Requirements:

MA Graduation Plan:

MA Multimedia Communications Unit Requirements

Major 30 units
Electives* 9 units
TOTAL 39 units

*Per director approval

MA Multimedia Communications Degree Requirements

  • Successful completion of Final Thesis Project
  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • Minimum grade of C in all required 39 units

 

Sample Graduation Plan
  1st Year 2nd Year
FALL Elective by Advisement
Major Course
Major Course
__________
9 units
Major Course
Major Course
Elective by Advisement
__________
9 units
WINTER Intersession
SPRING Major Course
Major Course
Major Course
__________
9 units

MIDPOINT PRESENTATION
FINAL PRESENTATION

Major Course
Major Course
Elective by Advisement
__________
9 units
JUNE Intersession
SUMMER Elective by Advisement
__________
3 units
 
Totals 21 units 18 units
  Multimedia Communications Master of Arts Degree
NOTES
  • Graduation plans vary by student progress
  • Graduate Academic 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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