2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 20, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Film, BA

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Traditional Major Program Requirements (39-55 units)

Film is the most culturally influential artistic medium in our era. The Film major equips students both to understand film as a culture-shaping force and to pursue diverse careers in the entertainment industry. Students choose one of four concentrations: Film Analysis and Industry, Film Post Production, Film Production, or Screenwriting. Film majors develop valuable technical knowledge and experience as well as sharp critical thinking skills and significant audio-visual literacy. In a world that increasingly relies on visual information, a comprehension of how meaning grows out of the moving image is indispensable to a deeper social and cultural understanding. Our majors have the opportunity to learn how to apply this knowledge to filmmaking by creating high quality films on state-of-the-art equipment, writing screenplays and teleplays, and exploring the best of global cinema.

Concentration Courses (21-37 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: Film Analysis and Industry; Film Post Production; Film Production; Film Production: LAFSC; Screenwriting

Film Analysis and Industry (21 units)

Film Post Production (36 units)

Film Production (36 units)

Film Production: LAFSC (37 units)

As a participant in the Coalition for Christian Colleges and Universities and a “sending institution” for the Los Angeles Film Studies Center (LAFSC), CBU gives students the opportunity to study for one semester through the Center in Los Angeles, California. Completion of this concentration is contingent upon admittance to the Los Angeles Film Studies Center (LAFSC) program.

Screenwriting (30 units)

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