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Degree Requirements

BA in Cultural Studies

Minimum of 180 total quarter credits
Minimum of 60 upper-division credits
Minimum of 45 credits from Marylhurst
60 credits required for major

Core Requirements - 15 credits

Introduction to Cultural Studies
Introduction to Media Studies
Literary & Critical Theory
History of Technology: From the Steam Engine to the Smart Phone
Senior Paper

Required Study - 15 credits

A gender studies course
A global studies course
A media & film studies course
An American studies course
A social philosophy course

Focus Area 15 credits

You will develop with your adviser a focus area of study related to the field of culture and media. Possible focus areas include gender studies, global studies, American studies, social philosophy, media studies, film, environmental studies, communication, literature, text:image, media production or sociology.

Major Electives 15 credits

You choose your elective courses. Any culture and media, history or social philosophy course may be used to meet this requirement.

Please see current Marylhurst University catalog for complete information.

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