Culture & Media Studies Degree Pathway – B.A. Program

This is a pathway to a degree for the B.A. in Culture and Media Studies at Marylhurst. This is a resource to help you visualize your coursework through the degree program. This pathway is just for planning purposes and we encourage you to discuss your course plan with your academic adviser.

Summary of Degree Requirements (B.A. in Culture and Media Studies)

Major 60 credits
Marylhurst Core 44 credits
General Electives 76 credits
Total for Degree 180 credits

Year One – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 1 CMS 300 Communication, Media and Culture 4 crs.
Global Studies course 4 crs.
Elective in the Major 4 crs.
12
Winter – Year 1 CMS 301 Film as Art and Form 4 crs.
American Studies course 4 crs.
Elective in the Major 4 crs.
12
Spring – Year 1 CMS 302 Comparative Media History 4 crs.
CMS 321 Literary and Critical Theory or CMS 374 Film Theory and History 4 crs.
Gender Studies course 4 crs.
12

Year Two – Pathway

Term Major Requirement Credits
Fall – Year 2 Elective in the Major 4 crs.
Elective in the Major 4 crs.
8
Winter – Year 2 CMS 498 Senior Paper or CMS 494 Internship 4 crs.
Elective in the Major 4 crs.
8
Spring – Year 2 Elective in the Major 4 crs.
Elective in the Major 4 crs.
8

Schedule of Classes

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Schedule of Classes

Academic Calendar

calendar - Marylhurst UniversityMarylhurst has four academic terms a year (fall, winter, spring and summer) with course registration for each term opening about two-to-three months prior to the start of classes. Visit the Academic Calendar to view all key dates.

Academic Calendar

Academic Advising 

Need help or advice about which classes to take and when? Connect with our academic advisers – no appointment necessary. We are located on the second floor, south end, of the B.P. John Administration Building. Or call us at 503.534.4050 or email advisingcenter@marylhurst.edu.

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