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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - International Literary and Visual Concentration Studies

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science - International Literary and Visual Concentration Studies

Tufts University

Medford - Somerville Campus, Medford, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
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  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
The degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science is conferred on all students who complete this program. Students whose major concentration is applied mathematics, applied physics, astrophysics, biochemistry, biology, biopsychology, chemical physics, chemistry, cognitive and brain Sciences, computer science, engineering psychology, environmental studies (as second major only), geological sciences, geology, mathematics, and physics are eligible to receive a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Those majoring in psychology, psychology/clinical and quantitative economics may choose to receive the degree of Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts at the time they complete their degree sheet. Students in all other majors will receive a Bachelor of Arts degree. Students whose multiple majors make them eligible for either a Bachelor of Arts degree or a Bachelor of Science degree may choose between the two when completing their degree sheet. National and ethnic literatures (3 courses) The student must take three literature courses, two in the cultural area of the primary language and one in that of the secondary language. At least one of the courses should be a literature course in a language not native to the student, with readings in the original language, whatever the language of instruction or written assignments. Visual arts (5 courses) The student must take five courses in visual arts, chosen from section II-A of the course list that follows, normally including one in the cultural area of the primary language and another in that of the secondary language. The student may substitute, for one of the five courses, a course in film, chosen from section II-B of the course list that follows. (See Courses Acceptable for the Major.) , or a studio course in a visual art (drawing, painting, sculpture, filmmaking, etc.) Cross-cultural and/or gender-oriented literary or visual studies (2 courses) The student must take two courses of a cross-cultural or gender-oriented nature in a literary or visual art, chosen from the literature courses in section III-A of the course list or from the courses in visual arts and film in sections III-B and III-C. Visual and cultural theory (2 courses) The student must take one course in visual theory, chosen from section IV-B of the course list, and one course in cultural theory, chosen from section IV-C. Language Preparation Learn one foreign language through the 122- or fourth-year college level. Begin or continue the study of at least one other language. Cultural Competency Be able to function in a foreign environment using one's language skills and cultural knowledge. Gain a multi-cultural perspective of our world's problems and solutions. Mastery of Literature, Film, and Visual Studies Be able to understand and appreciate the literature, film, and visual arts of at least two different cultural areas. Understand and be able to articulate the interplay between the various arts. Know one's intellectual interests and be able to pursue them in a dedicated and productive fashion. Develop one's creativity. Do a culminating project senior year, preferably a senior honors thesis.