Purpose and Focus
The instruction leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Film is designed to give students a strong base in visual storytelling for future graduate work at a school best fitting their professional goals, whether they involve production, screenwriting, or scholarly studies in film. Students also develop the tools and knowledge necessary to succeed in an entry-level position in the film industry.
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Admission to the Major
Minimum GPA: 2.00
Students not meeting the 2.00 GPA requirement may be admitted on a probationary basis in consultation with the Department and the College of Fine Arts Advising Center.
Articulation of transfer credits will be determined by the chairperson of the department.
Students must maintain a 2.70 GPA in all film studies courses to make satisfactory progress.
During the first two years of the program students meet with an advisor at the College of Fine Arts Advising Center. At the beginning of their junior year students meet with a film faculty member who will serve as their advisor.