Arts, Media and Entertainment

Bachelor of General Studies


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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 120
Cost Per Credit: $500

College of Humanities

Program Details

The Bachelor of General Studies with a focus in Arts, Media and Entertainment program provides skills in criticism and evaluation of art forms, the processes by which art and creativity are communicated, and promotion and marketing in the performing arts. By developing a knowledge of art, music, media, cultural traditions, and popular culture, students will build a solid foundation for a variety of careers. Arts, Media and Entertainment graduates work in print media, film and television, theater, public relations, outreach and marketing. This focus theme is also good preparation for graduate studies in media arts, art history and cultural studies.

General Studies, like many majors, teaches content and skills that can be applied to a wide variety of career fields.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.


Potential courses within this program are listed below. Work with your advisor to choose your specific path.

MUS 109: Rock and American Popular Music
MUS 231: Jazz History
ENGL 300: Literature and Film
AFAS 371: Hip-Hop Cinema
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