2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 11, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Film (B.A.)


College of Arts and Humanities
Nicholson School of Communication and Media, Room: 238

https://communication.ucf.edu/
Email: nassc@ucf.edu

Phone: 407-823-2681

Admission Requirements

  • None

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • Students are required to earn a “C” (2.0) or better in each major course.
  • A maximum of 6 hours of internship credit can be used in this major.
  • Students must consult with a Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) advisor each semester.
  • Department Residency Requirement consists of at least 36 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the Nicholson School of Communication and Media.
  • Courses designated in 1 (General Education Program) and 2 (Common Program Prerequisites) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

General Education Program (GEP) (36 Credit Hours)


Communication Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Cultural and Historical Foundations (9 Credit Hours)


Mathematical Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Math (3 Credit Hours)


Statistics-Computers (3 Credit Hours)


Social Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Science Foundations (6 Credit Hours)


Common Program Prerequisites (CPP) (6 Credit Hours)


See “Common Prerequisites ” in the Transfer and Transitions Services section for more information.

 

Core Requirements: Basic Level (18 Credit Hours)


Core Requirements: Advanced Level (6 Credit Hours)


Restricted Electives (33 Credit Hours)


A maximum of 6 hours Independent Study and/or internship credit may be used.

A list of approved restricted elective courses is found in the myKnight audit.

Cinema Studies (15 Credit Hours)


Select five courses from the following upper level FIL courses: 

Production (18 Credit Hours)


Select six courses from the following FIL courses:

Capstone Requirements


Electives


  • Select primarily from upper level courses within the Nicholson School of Communication and Media after meeting with a departmental advisor.

Foreign Language Requirements


Admissions

  • Met by graduation requirement.

Graduation

  • Proficiency equivalent to one year of college instruction in a foreign language taught by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures or the Department of History (Hebrew). Standardized examinations for foreign languages may be used to meet the requirement.

Additional Requirements


  • Signature Experience requirement is met by successful completion of the following course(s):

Required Minors


  • Must be taken outside the Film Department. Credits Hours: 18

Departmental Exit Requirements


  • A student must achieve at least a “C” (2.0) GPA in all major requirements. 

University Minimum Exit Requirements


  • A 2.0 UCF GPA
  • 48 semester hours of upper division credit completed
  • 60 semester hours earned after CLEP awarded
  • 30 of the last 39 hours of course work must be completed in residency at UCF.
  • A maximum of 45 hours of extension, correspondence, CLEP, Credit by Exam, and Armed Forces credits permitted.
  • Complete the General Education Program, the Gordon Rule, and nine hours of Summer credit.

Total Undergraduate Credit Hours Required: 120


Acceptable Substitutes for Common Program Prerequisites


Additional Information


Honors In Major

Related Programs

Certificates

  • None

Related Minors

Advising Notes

  • None

Transfer Notes

  • Lower division courses do not substitute for upper division courses.
  • Courses transferred from private and out-of-state schools must be evaluated for equivalency credit. The student must provide all supporting information.

Acceptable Substitutes for Transfer Courses

Program Academic Learning Compacts

Equipment Fees

  • Part-Time Student: $45 per term
  • Full-Time Student: $90 per term

Plan of Study


  • A minor is required. This Plan of Study includes 18 credit hours for a minor. Please check the requirements for a desired minor as more coursework may be required.

Freshman Year - Fall (16 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Spring (16 Credit Hours)


Freshman Year - Summer (3 Credit Hours)


  • GEP Credit Hours: 3

Sophomore Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Sophomore Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


Junior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Cinema Studies Restricted Elective I Credit Hours: 3
  • Production Restricted Elective I Credit Hours: 3
  • Production Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Required Minor Course Credit Hours: 3

Junior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


  • Credit Hours: 3
  • Cinema Studies Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Production Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Production Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Required Minor Course Credit Hours: 3

Senior Year - Fall (15 Credit Hours)


Senior Year - Spring (15 Credit Hours)


  • Production Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Cinema Studies Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Cinema Studies Restricted Elective II Credit Hours: 3
  • Required Minor Course Credit Hours: 3
  • Required Minor Course Credit Hours: 3