Undergraduate Programs

  • 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

    The Art History minor prepares students to critically engage and obtain knowledge of art history, philosophy, and criticism.

  • Art Major

    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.

  • Art Minor

  • 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

    Azusa Pacific’s design studies minor helps students develop creative ways of thinking about visual communication.

  • 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.

  • Screen Studies Minor

  • Screenwriting Major

    This program equips students for professional writing careers in the entertainment industry.

  • Screenwriting Minor

  • 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

Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.