B.A. in Cinema-Television

Delivery Format: On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 +

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

The Bachelor of Arts in Cinema-Television, offered on campus in Virginia Beach, will help prepare you to enter the entertainment industry with the necessary skills to produce, direct and edit. You will explore all aspects of film and media studies, from production to developing story ideas to shooting and postproduction. Presented from a Christian worldview, this film degree will equip you with the craftsmanship and artistry to inspire, teach and entertain millions around the world.

  • Learn to convey ideas and stories to traditional and online audiences.
  • Understand fundamentals including how to operate a camera, edit and control sound and lighting for maximum impact.
  • Explore the business of animation and 2-D design methods.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

  • Feature Films
  • Broadcast Television
  • Corporate Video
  • Internet Video Production

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type


On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours


  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.


  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour


Student Fees




Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)



One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)



Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)


One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)



Contributes to university academic and administrative operations


Optional Fees


Late Payment


Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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