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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film Production Major, B.F.A

The B.F.A. in Film Production is an admission only program. All students enter the department of Cinematic Arts as a B.A. in Film Production.Early during spring semester of the students sophomore year, there will be a call for portfolio submissions for acceptance into the B.F.A program. 67 hours of major course work are required to complete the BFA.


Students will submit the following work at the end of Fall term of their Sophomore year.  

Web links to a minimum of:

  1. One short film
  2. Music video
  3. One short screenplay

Other requirements

  1. Submit 2 faculty recommendations (can be full time or adjunct faculty from film, theatre or animation).
  2. One outside recommendation (can be from a former teacher, employer or mentor).
  3. Completion of the following courses, with a grade of ‘B’ or above in each course: (these must all be completed before portfolio can be reviewed) Exceptions for transfer students.  See department Chair if you are a transfer student.
    1. FICM 1703 Film Production Wkshp
    2. FICM 2023 Editing
    3. FICM 412V Career Creativity
    4. FICM 1023 Line Producing
    5. FICM 1603 Screenwriting