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Multimedia, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
California, MD, United States
Majors of the Multimedia program at California Lutheran University are full of ideas, and they have the skills to make them reality. As a student, you will evolve creative concepts into practically applied works across multiple mediums, preparing you for the career of your choice.
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Build a foundation in liberal arts

California Lutheran University's Core-21 provides a solid base in the liberal arts. The multimedia core courses and classes drawn from the entire University curriculum enhance that foundation. These include classes in art, theater, music, communication, business, computer science and education.

You’ll acquire a fundamental creative, technical and administrative competency across these disciplines. You’ll develop ideas into concepts, characters and stories. You’ll acquire cross-platform computer skills and in-depth knowledge of software applications. You’ll gain essential interpersonal skills and a collaborative attitude to function well in a professional, team oriented business environment.

Learn the business of multimedia

Moving beyond media literacy, you’ll understand industry theories and processes, best practices and the tools and techniques to create and develop entire media franchises. So whether your future lies in web design, film, animation, digital music, graphic design, or video games, you’ll be prepared for real world application.

Work in a brand new facility

Our new two-story, 20,000-square-foot William Rolland Art Center houses both the Multimedia and Art departments. Inside you'll find a screening room, multipurpose computer labs, and dedicated video and sound production and editing spaces. Filled with beautiful natural light, the building features high ceilings with exposed beams and ducts and many environmentally friendly features. 

Your Future

This Multimedia program at California Lutheran University is sound preparation for careers in a broad range of media fields including animation, concept design, computer games, creative development, digital cinema, directing, e-commerce, gaming, high definition (HD) and interactive television production, project management, Web development, and visual effects.

Career paths:

  • Web Designer
  • Multimedia Specialist
  • Lead Designer
  • Production Artist
  • Music Coordinator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Assistant Editor
  • Art Director

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Multimedia
  • Multimedia Community
  • Media Theory, History and Creative Dev
  • Developing Internet Content 
  • Multimedia Community
  • Professional Internship
  • Visual Effects/Motion Graphics/Animation

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete Your Application & Essay
  • Request Recommendation
  • Submit Application Fee
  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Optional Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    45500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for California

  • 1570 - 2660 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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