May 30, 2024  
University Catalog 2023-2024 
University Catalog 2023-2024 [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

*Actual time to completion ranges from 9 to 36 months, depending on the number of transfer credits.

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.

Additional Program Requirements:
  • 27 units of lower division transfer units in a cohesive area, and
  • 27 units of upper division at Antioch that include the 9 units of core courses,
    • 9 units of core courses,
    • 9 units of Applied Studies Seminars,
    • 1 unit of APS Seminar Capstone, plus
    • 8 units of upper division nonclassroom learning in the major field of study. 

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  


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

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