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Program at a Glance

College of Sciences
Nicholson Schl of Comm & Media
$212.28 per credit hour
$748.89 per credit hour

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Admission Requirements

  • The Film BFA major is a limited access program.
  • Entrance into most Studio electives is restricted to majors. Exceptions must be approved by the Film Program Coordinator.
  • All students in this program must satisfactorily complete the mandatory Portfolio Review before enrolling in upper level FIL BFA courses. Contact the Nicholson School of Communication and Media, or visit
  • Students unable to satisfactorily complete Portfolio Review may continue in the Film B.A.

Degree Requirements

  • Students who change degree programs and select this major must adopt the most current catalog.
  • BFA students are required to achieve a "B" (3.0) or better in the major.
  • A maximum of six credit hours of internship may be earned in one semester. A total of six credit hours of internship may be earned within the 120 credit hours required for graduation.
  • Students must consult with a Nicholson School of Communication and Media (NSCM) advisor each semester.
  • Departmental Residency Requirement consists of at least 42 semester hours of regularly scheduled 3000-4000 level courses taken from the UCF NSCM Film Program.
  • Courses designated in (General Education Program) and (Common Program Prerequisites) are usually completed in the first 60 hours.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
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