Video and Film Production (B.A.)

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Video & Film Production Degree

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Film is not only an artistic medium; it is also a business. The Video and Film Production (VFP) Bachelor of Arts degree at Crown takes a unique approach to film by combining artistic excellence with business savvy in order to prepare students to make a living with their cameras. Through its core of production courses, VFP majors master the complete video cycle, from field to final product. In addition, supplementary business courses focus VFP students on the business aspect of film production which includes organization and management, marketing and strategy.

The VFP program is a more intense version of the already-existing Digital Arts concentration for Communication majors. Digital Arts students have found success in a variety of fields including L.A. production houses, video marketing firms, in-house production for nonprofits, independent film, and church video production. The VFP major can easily be combined with the Christian Studies major for the student wishing to pursue ministry after college.

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At Crown College, well over 90% of our new graduates are employed or continuing their education in a master’s degree program.

The Office of Career Development at Crown is here to help you with your future career and can assist with resume development, career counseling, internships, and job placement. We encourage you to visit the office during your first year to begin planning your internship opportunities as well as developing a professional network.

Video and Film Production Major (B.A.) Courses

Program Requirements


Christian Studies Core


I. Christian Studies - 24 Credits


General Education Core


II. General Education - 40 Credits


Major Core


IV. Electives - 6 Credits*


At least 30% of this degree, or a minimum of 38 credits, must be at the upper (300-400) level.

* Some courses from the Christian Studies Core and Major Core can be used to fulfill requirements in the General Education Core. By doing that the number of electives needed would increase so that the minimum of 125 credits is reached.

Total - 125 Credits


1 Select humanities electives from COM, ENG, ESL, FAR, HIS, HUM, LAN, MUS, PHI, or PRC.

2 Select social science electives from ANT, CSJ, ECO, ESL, GEO, HIS, POL, PSY, or SOC.

3 Fine arts courses include music, art, drama, and dance. COM 328  also qualifies as a fine arts elective. (Only three credits of music organizations and/or lessons can be counted toward humanities/fine arts requirements.)

Four-Year Suggested Program for the Video and Film Production Major


Freshman Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 16 Credits


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Junior Year


Fall Semester - 16 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits


Senior Year


Fall Semester - 15 Credits


Spring Semester - 15 Credits




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