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Undergraduate Degrees in Film Production - Columbus State University

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Undergraduate Degrees in Film Production

About the Program

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Tell your story through the lens of a camera. At Columbus State University, you can choose from two degree programs in film ― a BA in communication with a film production concentration and a nexus degree in film production. Each is designed to channel your creativity, develop technical skill, and prepare you for a dynamic career in film and television.

No matter which program you choose, you'll learn the fundamentals of filmmaking from pre- to post-production. As a student, you'll also study:

  • History of film/film genres
  • Grip and rigging
  • Set construction and scenic painting
  • Lighting
  • Special makeup effects

Columbus State's prime location offers unique access to a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities. Build your professional network by securing an internship in Georgia's $6 billion film industry ― home to countless film studios, production companies, casting agencies, and related businesses.

Career Opportunities

Though career options vary based on degree, many film production graduates pursue positions as:

  • Film critic or journalist
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer or director
  • Sound/film editor

Degree Requirements

Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.

Bachelor of Arts in Communication - Film Production Concentration

Columbus State’s communication program offers a concentration in film production. Designed to prepare you for a broad range of creative film work, the BA curriculum covers mass communication, screen-writing, video production, and more.

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Nexus Degree in Film Production

Develop the essential skills you need to enter Georgia’s thriving film production industry. This 60 credit-hour program is designed for anyone interested in filmmaking ― those without a degree, those with a degree in a different field, and those who want to advance their film careers.

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Certificate in Film Production

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Admissions Requirements

Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements or the academic catalog for any degree-specific admission requirements.

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Tuition and Fees

Value matters at CSU. We strive to make all programs attainable and affordable for every student.

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Financial Aid

From state scholarships to federal student aid, we’re here to help you take advantage of every educational resource.

Financial Aid  

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