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UCCS Academic Catalog 2012-2013

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
  Dec 15, 2017
2017-2018 Catalog

Digital Filmmaking, BI™

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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, story structures, as well as a breadth of other concepts in communication, business and entrepreneurship.

General Requirements

  • 42 credit hours of COMM course work, 18 of which must be upper-division (3000+ level). All COMM department courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • 24 credit hours of Innovation Core courses on innovation, entrepreneurship, business and IP law, and policy. Students develop an innovation portfolio that documents and highlights their roles and contributions in these various courses.
  • 15 credit hours of Cross-Discipline Core courses.

Course Requirements

Cross-Discipline Core - 15 credit hours

Complete one of the Cross-Discipline Cores listed below. Each Cross-Discipline Core consists of 15 credit hours. See the BI website for specific courses:

  • Business
  • Engineering Technology
  • Globalization

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