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Digital Video Bachelor’s Degree at University of Advancing Technology


The moving image has emerged as the ubiquitous communication medium of the 21st century from the big screen of the local multiplex to the small screen of your favorite portable device and everywhere in between. University of Advancing Technology’s Digital Video bachelor's degree degree prepares students to become the creative technologists who work behind the scenes to bring these images to life. 

Digital Video students produce polished and professional completed works through explorations of the aesthetic principles of visual storytelling and the mastery of industry-standard production and post-production tools. Students will learn applications in the diverse industries of film, video, television, animation, advertising and interactive content production. As innovations in digital image creation, post-production and distribution continue to become the new standards of this industry, graduates from this degree program will be uniquely positioned to apply new technological solutions to the task of delivering visual content to the ever-hungrier 21st century audience.

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Degree Objectives

  • Design and assemble preproduction materials for digital video projects.
  • Work in a creative leadership role on minimum of one (1) complete digital project produced in a Production Studio course. Creative leadership roles include director, writer, producer, editor, cinematographer, sound designer, visual effects supervisor, compositing supervisor, art director, production designer or graphic designer.
  • Create visuals that exhibit professional quality in terms of camerawork, composition and lighting.
  • Integrate composite shots into complete works by employing industry-standard tools and techniques.
  • Edit and color grade digital projects using industry-standard nonlinear editors and post-production tools.
  • Record, edit and mix high quality audio including dialogue, sound effects and music, which are integrated into a complete digital production.

Program Information

  • Program Credits: 120
  • Major Credits: 36
  • Semesters to Completion: 8

Requirements to graduate include a 2.0 CGPA, completed required coursework, Portfolio, Internship, and a Student Innovation Project.

For a more detailed breakout of completion time frames and rates, please see the UAT Fast Facts page.


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