Acting for the Stage and Screen Major (BFA)
This program prepares students for professional acting careers, as well as graduate studies in performance.
Animation and Visual Effects Major
The Bachelor of Arts in Animation and Visual Effects will prepare you to make a difference as a skilled animator and storyteller in an influential industry. Hone your artistic ability with courses covering animation’s many facets while making use of a state of the art animation lab, and cultivate your narrative techniques with a comprehensive cinematic arts curriculum.
This program offers the following areas of study: Animation and Visual Effects.
Art History Minor
Cultivate your knowledge of art history, philosophy, and criticism as you prepare to engage the art world and the broader culture from a Christian perspective.
Students take courses that provide a broad groundwork in the arts and select an area of specialization, choosing from a variety of courses to streamline their skills.
Art Major (BFA)
The BFA is the undergraduate degree highly desired by students serious about pursuing careers or advanced degrees in the visual arts. Students in this program have the flexibility to choose the concentration that is best suited to their academic and career goals.
This program offers the following areas of study: Ceramics, Drawing and Painting, Interdisciplinary, Photography, and Sculpture.
Gain a solid foundation in basic artistic principles, then choose from several electives to customize the program according to your artistic and professional goals.
Cinematic Arts Major
This comprehensive program helps students develop a spiritually aware, critical, and creative outlook as they are immersed in hands-on filmmaking with state-of-the-art equipment and expert instruction by faculty-mentors with professional experience.
This program offers the following areas of study: Entertainment Executive, Production and Post, and Screen Studies.
Cinematic Arts Production Major (BFA)
The Cinematic Arts Production major is a robust BFA degree program that equips students with a range of production skills spanning producing, directing, cinematography, and editing.
Design Studies Major
The design studies major prepares students to think creatively about visual communication challenges by gaining experience in print, digital, and UIUX design. Students study the design of communications, products, environments, systems, and services.
Design Studies Minor
Develop creative ways of thinking about visual communication as you learn practical principles of design using various design software.
Games and Interactive Media Major
Games and Interactive Media students benefit from a well-rounded curriculum integrating storytelling, game mechanics, and technical art, preparing them for careers in the video game and interactive media industry.
Games and Interactive Media Minor
Equip yourself with the tools of the trade, a broad understanding of the basics of story, character, and production, and a solid critical understanding of the industry from historical and business perspectives. You will also be challenged to thoughtfully consider how art and culture impact one another and what role the Christian artist plays in the process.
Screen Studies Minor
Explore the history and works of television, film, and digital media, learn how these media have intersected with and influenced culture, and study the Christian perspective on these influential forms of communication.
This program equips students for professional writing careers in the entertainment industry.
Learn the integral structures of cinematic storytelling and implement them in criticism, scripts, and productions, and become proficient in the aesthetic, practical, and technical aspects of production, writing, criticism, animation, or entertainment management.
Theater Arts Major
This program offers a broad range of courses that focus on education, design and technical production, directing, playwriting, drama ministry, and theater for social change.
Theater Arts Minor
Acquire the skills necessary for becoming a well-rounded theater artist, from the application of professional production techniques to the analysis of drama and theater from historical and Christian viewpoints.
Note: This information is current for the 2020-21 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.