Communication, BI - Digital Filmmaking

Communication, BI

Digital Filmmaking

Program Delivery

On Campus

Total Credits

120 Credits

About the Program

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The Bachelor of Innovation (BI) degree in Digital Filmmaking combines academic studies and professional training to prepare students for a variety of careers in mass communication, including film, television, corporate video, educational video, documentary making, freelance production, video gaming, and new media.

The degree is structured so that students will gain a depth of understanding in communicating using images and sound that include camera techniques, lighting, sound recording, video and sound editing, and story structures as well as a breadth of other concepts in communication, business, and entrepreneurship.

Focus of Study

The Bachelor of Innovation™ (BI) in Communication – Digital Filmmaking is a cross-disciplinary degree that combines filmmaking, engineering and business. A cross-college collaboration between the Department of Communications in the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the College of Engineering and the College of Business, this cutting-edge curriculum combines academic studies, technical skills and professional training to prepare students for a variety of careers in the film and television industry. 

Students develop comprehensive skills in film and television creation through hands-on production courses as well as develop valuable breadth in other arts disciplines, business and creative entrepreneurship. 

Moreover, these communication degree students will participate in several high-level collaborative projects, and internships and produce professional work that will give them a distinct advantage in launching careers in the competitive and changing world of the film and television industries.

Program Requirements

The Bachelor of Innovation (BI) in Digital Filmmaking requires the following:

  • A minimum of 42 credit hours of COMM course work. At least 18 of those hours must be upper division (courses numbered 3000 or higher).
  • A grade of C or better in courses applied to the major.
  • A minimum 2.0 GPA must be maintained in all COMM course work.
  • No more than 60 credit hours of COMM course work may apply to the bachelor’s degree.

Program Coursework

For program coursework, please visit the UCCS Academic Catalog.

Admission Details