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Media Design (BA with Media or GD emphasis from AA General Liberal Arts)

This grid offers a suggested approach for students to prepare them for a BA degree in Media Design with a Graphic Design or Media Design emphasis with the AA in General Liberal Arts while best satisfying Marymount University’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements.

A full description of MU’s Liberal Arts Core and University requirements is available here. Please click here for more information about NOVA courses that fulfill Liberal Arts Core requirements.

Please verify with your NOVA advisor that the courses you choose are appropriate for a timely NOVA graduation. It is also imperative that you meet with your Marymount advisor for Marymount's program and graduation requirements. For more information about the BA in Media Design, please contact the School of Arts and Sciences at aas@marymount.edu or 703-284-1560.

Below is a two-year pathway from NOVA. A full 4-year sample plan is available here
Fall Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG 111 College Composition 3 EN 101 Composition I Written Communication (WR)
Natural Science with Lab Elective 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 151 or higher 3-4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
Introductory History Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory History (HI-1)
CST 114 Intro to Mass Media 3 CMD 100 Intro to Media Communication Major requirement
Total Credits 16-17    
 
Spring Semester (Year One) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG 112 College Composition II 3 EN 102 College Composition II Written Communication (WR)
Natural Science with Lab Elective 4 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Natural Science (NS)
MTH 152 or higher 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Mathematics (MT)
Social Science Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
ART 135 Visual Comm 3 CMD 102 Visual Comm and Design Major requirement
Total Credits 16    
 
Fall Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
ENG Literature Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Literature (LT-1)
Foreign Language (__201) 3    
Fine Arts Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Fine Arts (FNA)
Social Science Elective 3 See Liberal Arts Core courses here Introductory Social Science (SS-1)
ART 218 Graphic Design II 3 CMD 200 Electronic Publishing Major requirement
Total Credits 15    
 
Spring Semester (Year Two) Credits MU Notes and Equivalents Major and/or Core Requirements
Foreign Language (__202) 3    
CST 110 Intro to Comm or CST 126 Interpersonal Comm 3 CMD 900 Communication and Media Design Elective Does not meet major requirement
HIS Elective 3 Elective  
PED 116 + PED Elective + SDV Elective (no credit awarded for SDV) 1 + 1 + 1 HPR 900 Health and Human Performance Elective + HPR 900 Health and Human Performance Elective  
ART 141 Typography I (GD) or ART 208 Video Techniques (MD) 3 CMD 255 Typography or CMD 204 Video Production: Multimedia Comm Major requirement
Total Credits 15    

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