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B.A. in Film and Media Arts

The B.A. in Film and Media Arts offers a rigorous course of study in film and video production, also incorporating courses in film studies and art. All of our courses emphasize critical thinking, creative exploration, and skill development.

Film and Media Arts Courses

Student Filmmaking Support

Our department also supports our students’ development as filmmakers outside of coursework. Opportunities include:

  • Competitive scholarships for film and media students;
  • Competitive student production grants;
  • Film festival and competition entry fee reimbursement;
  • Departmental trip to the True/False Film Festival in Columbia, MO;
  • Student Film League, a student-run UMKC film organization.
Check out the courses and degree requirements