Bachelor of Science in Arts and Entertainment Technologies

Core Curriculum

All students must complete the University’s Core Curriculum. In the process of fulfilling the core curriculum and other degree requirements, all students are expected to complete the Skills and Experience flags:

  1. Writing: two flagged courses beyond Rhetoric and Writing 306 or its equivalent
  2. Quantitative Reasoning: one flagged course
  3. Global Cultures: one flagged course 
  4. Cultural Diversity in the United States: one flagged course  
  5. Ethics: one flagged course 
  6. Independent Inquiry: one flagged course

Courses that may be used to fulfill core curriculum and flag requirements are identified in the Course Schedule. They may be used simultaneously to fulfill other requirements, unless otherwise specified. Please note, students may not earn the cultural diversity and global cultures flags from the same course. Students are encouraged to discuss options with a departmental academic adviser.

Prescribed Work

  1. Foreign language: Beginning level proficiency in a foreign language.
  2. Social Science and Humanities: Six semester hours chosen from the following areas: anthropology, architecture, art, classics (classical civilization, Greek, or Latin), economics, geography, government, history, linguistics, music, philosophy, psychology, radio-television-film, sociology, theatre and dance, or programs of special concentration outside any specific department (such as women's studies and Latin American studies). A course used to fulfill this requirement may not also be counted toward any core curriculum requirement.

Major Requirements

  1. Foundations: 15 semester hours, consisting of the following courses: Arts and Entertainment Technologies 304 and 310; and nine semester hours of lower-division coursework in Arts and Entertainment Technologies.
  2. Colloquium: Arts and Entertainment Technologies 101, 102, and 103
  3. Advanced coursework: 24 upper-division semester hours chosen from Arts and Entertainment Technologies with approval of adviser.
  4. Capstone, Senior Thesis, chosen from one of the following options:
    1. Option 1: Arts and Entertainment Technologies 376 and 377
    2. Option 2: Arts and Entertainment Technologies 378 and 379

Arts and Entertainment Technologies 304, which may be used to complete requirement 1, is also approved to fulfill the visual and performing arts requirement of the core curriculum and may be used to fulfill both.

Secondary Field of Study

The secondary field of study must be 15 semester hours, approved by the coordinator of the Arts and Entertainment Technologies program, and include at least nine hours of upper division coursework.


Zero to six semester hours. Additional elective coursework may be needed to provide the total number of semester hours required for the degree.

Total Minimum Requirements

For the Bachelor of Science in Arts and Entertainment Technologies: 120 semester hours as outlined above.