May 30, 2024  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Arts and Media, BA

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BA in Applied Arts and Media
AU Los Angeles
Credits for Degree: 180 quarter credits
Standard Mode of Instruction: Classroom
Standard time to completion: 36 months

Program Overview

The Applied Arts & Media major focuses on preparing students to use arts in today’s media-rich environment. It gives students the opportunity to engage in art and media-making while looking at these forms as practical professional skills. Students completing this degree have a historical perspective as well as employable skills within the arts and communications fields.

Degree-specific learning objectives

Students completing this degree demonstrate the ability to:

  • Analyze arts and media as sites of representation across historical eras and cultural contexts
  • Create art and media works that reflect their critical analytical abilities
  • Articulate the way professionals’ use of art and media has evolved and impacts marketing and communications

Current Tuition and Fees

University Tuition and Fees  

Major Requirements

All requirements for Applied Studies majors as listed above. The 9 quarter units of professional core curriculum in the major area of study may be selected from the following:


ART 4010  is cross-listed with HUM 4010 ; and COM 4010  with SOC 4010 .

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