Undergraduate Degrees in Film Production
About the Program
Tell your story through the lens of a camera. At Columbus State University, you can choose from three degree programs in film ― a BA in communication with a film production concentration, an AA in film production, 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
- 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.
Though career options vary based on degree, many film production graduates pursue positions as:
- Film critic or journalist
- Producer or director
- Sound/film editor
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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Associate of Arts in Film Production
Learn film production as you complete your general education requirements. Columbus State’s AA degree in film production includes 18 credit hours of film-related coursework, from set design to an on-set internship.
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
Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements or the academic catalog for any degree-specific admission requirements.
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