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Degree Requirements

All students in the Bachelor of Media Studies must complete the following degree requirements:

  • A minimum of 120 credits. A minimum of 48 of these credits must be completed at the upper level through courses numbered 300 and above. Once accepted into the B.M.S. program, students are expected to complete all of their coursework at the UBC Vancouver Campus, with the exception of credit completed through a UBC Go Global student exchange experience.
  • The following courses, defined as “Core” courses, are required: ARTH 380, ARTH 480, ASTU 100, CPSC 103 or 110, CPSC 344 or LIBR 555, CRWR 213, CRWR 302, ENGL 232, ENGL 332, FIPR 233, FIST 100, FIST 240, FIST 340, GERM 412, INFO 250, INFO 419, INFO 456, JRNL 100, VISA 110, VISA 210, VISA 241
  • A minimum of 12 credits selected from the following courses, defined as “Core Plus”, are required: ACAM 350; ANTH 378, ANTH 478; ARTH 101, ARTH 102, ARTH 226, ARTH 227, ARTH 345, ARTH 445; ASIA 369, ASIA 395; CPSC 189, CPSC 210, CPSC 310, CPSC 430; CRWR 206, CRWR 306; DMED 500, DMED 503, DMED 540; ENGL 419; FIPR 101, FIPR 234, FIPR 338, FIPR 339, FIPR 434, FIPR 469; FIST 300, FIST 331; FNIS 100, FNIS 210, FNIS 220; GEOG 456; HIST 109; LIBR 541, LIBR 556, LIBR 559A; JRNL 520A; MUSC 119, MUSC 319A, MUSC 320, MUSC 419; POLI 385; VISA 180, VISA 183, VISA 310, VISA 311, VISA 340, VISA 341, VISA 375; one of (POLI 380, SOCI 328A, GEOG 374, STAT 200, STAT 203)

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