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Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts - AFA

Offered at: Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Program Plan Number: 5006027039

Course Title Credits
General Education Core Requirements
ENG 101Writing I3
ENG 102Writing II3
Oral Communications3
Heritage or Humanities3
Select one of the following four options:3
Applied Mathematics
Contemporary Mathematics
Contemporary College Mathematics
Higher Quantitative Reasoning Course
Natural Sciences 13-4
Social/Behavioral Sciences6
Subtotal24-25
Digital Literacy
Digital Literacy must be demonstrated either by competency exam or by completing an Approved digital literacy course.0-3
Subtotal0-3
Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Core
FLM 112Filmmaking: Treatment to Short Screen Play4
FLM 122Filmmaking: Storyboard through Production4
FLM 132Filmmaking: Editing through Distribution4
FLM 140Filmmaking: Lab2
FLM 260Cinematography3
Select one of the following two options:1-3
Film Boot Camp 2
Film Boot Camp (Short)
Subtotal18-20
Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Concentration
Select one of the following four suggested concentrations:18
Subtotal18
Total Credits60-66

Suggested Concentration: Digital Editing for Film

Course Title Credits
Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Requirements42-48
FLM 190Film Boot Camp 13
FLM 291Cinematic Arts Internship3
IMD 115Introduction to Graphic Design3
IMD 250Digital Video Editing I3
IMD 255Digital Video Editing II3
IMD 258Visual Effects for Video3
Total Credits60-66

Suggested Concentration: Core Filmmaking Skills

Course Title Credits
Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Requirements42-48
FLM 190Film Boot Camp 13
IMD 250Digital Video Editing I3
FLM 261Film Directing3
FLM 291Cinematic Arts Internship3
FLM 299Special Topics in FLM: TOPIC3
FLM 162Acting for Camera3
or THA 126 Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting
Total Credits60-66

Suggested Concentration: Directing for Filmmaking

Course Title Credits
Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Requirements42-48
FLM 190Film Boot Camp 13
FLM 261Film Directing3
FLM 291Cinematic Arts Internship3
THA 126Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting3
THA 226Acting II: Scene Study (Realism)3
THA 227Acting III: Scene Study (Styles)3
Total Credits60-66

Suggested Concentration: General Concentration

Course Title Credits
Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Requirements42-48
Select eighteen hours of the following 15 elective courses:18
Acting for Camera
Film Boot Camp 1
Screenwriting
Film Directing
Cinematic Arts Internship
Special Topics in FLM: TOPIC
Introduction to Graphic Design
Advanced Photoshop
Multimedia Development for the Web
Digital Video Editing I
Digital Video Editing II
Visual Effects for Video
Acting I: Fundamentals of Acting
Or other courses approved by Filmmaking and Cinematic Arts Program Coordinator
Total Credits60-66

Degree Requirements

Completion of minimum 60 credit hours; minimum cumulative 2.0 GPA; minimum of 15 credit hours earned at the institution awarding the degree; cultural studies course; and demonstration of digital literacy.

  • Courses chosen to satisfy General Education requirements must be selected from an approved list which may be found in the KCTCS catalog.
  • A course used to fulfill one category cannot be used to fulfill another category.

Transitional courses (courses numbered 001-099) cannot be used to satisfy graduation requirements.