Film Production & Creative Development (B.F.A.) - Interdisciplinary - Resident

Film Production & Creative Development (B.F.A.) - Interdisciplinary - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2023 through summer 2024. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
ARTS 209Art as Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Communications Elective3
Information Literacy Elective 13
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
MATH ElectiveMATH 114 or higher3
Technology Competency 30-3
Critical Thinking 1
ARTS 105Art Appreciation3
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 42
RSCH 201Research3
Critical Thinking Elective3
Civic & Global Engagement 1
CINE 101Cinematic Arts Appreciation I3
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 42
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
Natural Science Elective3
Social Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts 1
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 42
THEO 202Theology Survey II 42
Total Hours47-50

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements.


HIEU 201, HIEU 202, HIUS 221, or HIUS 222 is strongly recommended


All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course


Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 and EVAN 101 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 and THEO 202 waived.

Major Requirements

Major Core
CINE 201Introduction to Screenwriting 1, 23
CINE 202Introduction to Motion Picture Directing 1, 23
CINE 203Introduction to Cinematography and Sound Design 1, 23
CINE 301Cinema Legal Environment3
CINE 302Story Analysis3
CINE 303Producing and Directing3
CINE 304Production3
CINE 305Editing3
CINE 350Thesis Production6
CINE 351Thesis Post-Production3
CINE 353Feature Screenwriting3
CINE 354Production Sound3
CINE 400Feature Pre-Production6
CINE 401Branding and Entrepreneurship3
CINE 402Feature Production6
CINE 450Marketing and Distribution3
CINE 452Advanced Post Production3
CINE 453Screenplay Rewrite3
CINE 454Audio Post-Production3
CINE 455Persuasion3
Total Hours69

After the successful completion of CINE 201, CINE 202, and CINE 203 students will pass through the continuance gate to continue in this major


Minimum grade of 'B' required.

Cognate 1
Total Hours9

Choose from the following courses: ARTS 113, ARTS 205, ARTS 473, CINE 281, CINE 374, CINE 385, CINE 390, CINE 391, CINE 395, CINE 396, CINE 460, CINE 461, CINE 462, CINE 470, CINE 471, CINE 474, CINE 475, CINE 477, CINE 497, DIGI 420, or FACS 302.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 125 Total hours
  • 2.0 Overall grade point average
  • 31.25 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of ‘C’ Minimum required for all upper-level courses in the major
  • 25% Of major and concentration taken through Liberty University
  • 31.25 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
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