Jul 18, 2024  
USC Catalogue 2022-2023 
USC Catalogue 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

Business of Cinematic Arts (BS)

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The combined Bachelor of Science degree program in the Business of Cinematic Arts offers qualified students an opportunity to gain an educational foundation in both areas.

The degree cannot be combined as an additional major with either business administration or cinematic arts. The degree is administered by the Marshall School of Business.

Degree Requirements

This degree requires at least 128 units.

A cumulative grade point average of C (2.0) is required for all courses taken at USC as well as all upper-division courses applied toward the major, regardless of the department in which the courses are taken.

Composition/Writing Requirement (8 units)

General Education (24 units)

  • General Education Units: 24

Major Requirements (84 Units)


* Placement into MATH 118gx  is contingent on successful completion of MATH 117g  or obtaining an acceptable score on the math placement exam. The MATH 118gx  requirement may be waived with an AP Calculus AB or BC score of 4 or higher or an IB math score of 5 or higher.

** A-level mathematics examination scores of A or B may receive subject credit for MATH 125g . Eligible students should speak with their academic advisers for additional information.

MATH 117g , MATH 118gx  and MATH 125g  satisfy GE category F: Quantitative Reasoning.

Electives (12 units)

Business Electives (8 units)

Complete at least 8 units of upper-division elective courses offered by the Marshall School, specifically 300- or 400-level courses with a prefix ACCT, BAEP, BUCO, DSO, FBE, MKT or MOR. Students can also satisfy the business electives requirement through participation in a Marshall School sponsored international exchange program. 

Free Electives (12 units)

The curriculum of this program allows for as many as 12 units of free electives.

Total units: 128


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