Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
    May 26, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film & Video Production, B.S.

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This degree is designed to train graduates in the field who are agile, adaptable, and able to employ their skills in an array of roles from entrepreneurial content producers to on-set film work, both above and below the line.

It will provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the machinery at work behind media production and distribution, along with a set of tangible, marketable, and transferable skills for an array of positions within the infrastructure of film and content production.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate critical thinking, aesthetic awareness and technical proficiency in the production and assessment of audio-visual film work.
  2. Understand all phases and roles of film production in order to help formulate career goals.
  3. Understand the various potentials of film as both a commodity for a targeted audience, and an act of authorship and creative expression.
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the diversity of peoples and cultures and of the significance and impact of cinema in a global society.



Core Areas A, B, C, D, & E: 42 Hours

General Education Requirements (Core Curriculum)  

Core Area F: 18 Hours

note that GFA 1000 is a 6 credit-hour class

Courses Specific for the Major

Electives: 9-15 Hours

Must be 3000-4000 level COMM courses or approved courses from the list below.  Majors may petition to apply alternative courses, including 1000-2000 level courses, as major electives that are relevant to their career aspirations by submitting requests and rationales to advisors.  All alternative courses must be approved by the Dean/Designee of the School.

Complete 9 credit hours if minor = 18 credit hours
Complete 12 credit hours if minor = 15 credit hours
Complete 15 credit hours if GFA certification is chosen

MAX 24 credit hours of GFA can be applied to the degree

Minor or GFA Certification 12-18 Hours

GFA certification requires 12 additional hours

Minor requires 15-18 hours

Total: 120 Hours

Major Requirements

Minimum grade of C for ENGL 1101  , ENGL 1102  ,