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In conjunction with department advisors, you will select a sequence of courses that satisfy program and degree requirements while simultaneously exploring your own intellectual and professional objectives. A total of 128 course credits are required to graduate.
Students enrolled in the Media, Culture, and Communication/Global Public Health (MCC/GPH) combined major have different degree requirements.
Liberal Arts Requirements
|EXPOS-UA 0001 Writing the Essay|
|ACE-UE 0110 Advanced College Essay|
|Foundations of Contemporary Culture||16|
|CORE-UA 04xx Text and Ideas|
|CORE-UA 05xx Cultures and Contexts|
|CORE-UA 06xx Societies and the Social Sciences|
|CORE-UA 07xx Expressive Culture|
|Foundations of Scientific Inquiry||12|
|CORE-UA 01xx Quantitative Reasoning|
|CORE-UA 02xx/03xx Physical or Natural Science|
|CORE-UA 03xx/02xx Physical or Natural Science|
|Liberal Arts Electives||16|
|* Any courses from CAS, including, but not limited to, anthropology, economics, history, journalism, politics, psychology, sociology, etc.|
|* Any undergraduate course at NYU|
MCC Major Requirements
|MCC-UE 0001 Introduction to Media Studies|
|MCC-UE 0003 History of Media and Communication|
|MCC-UE 0014 Methods in Media Studies|
|You must earn a B- or better to use the core course toward the MCC major or minor. You are allowed one unique opportunity to retake a core course during your time in the program. Students receiving below a B- in two or more MCC core courses will have to explore other options for majoring at NYU.|
|Areas of Study||24|
|By advisement. 12 credits required in two of the following:|
|1) Global Communication and Media|
|2) Visual Culture and Sound Studies|
|3) Interaction and Experience|
|4) Media Industries and Politics|
|5) Technology and Society|
|By advisement. See list of approved classes.|
|SAHS-UE 0001 New Student Seminar|
|MCC-UE 1200 Research Seminar (formerly Senior Media Seminar)|
Total Credits Required To Graduate
As future public health practitioners, combined Media, Culture, and Communication/Global Public Health majors develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the sociological, political, and cultural intersections of global media and health policy.
This interdisciplinary undergraduate minor introduces students to the historical, social, and legal circumstances that shape the experience of disability.
This 16-credit, cross-school undergraduate minor provides exposure to the business, theory, and practice of media and entertainment.