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B.A. in Cinema and Media Arts

Mission Statement

Biola's Cinema and Media Arts major seeks to usher in a new renaissance in media arts. We follow God as the ultimate creative force and communicate this with the world around us. Our location in Southern California allows us to access media professionals working in Hollywood, securing guest speakers, prime internships and additional resources via our Biola Studio Task Force.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Media Arts, students will be able to:


Identify the basic components of theory, history and practices of cinema and media arts.


Demonstrate their ability to integrate their faith and distinguish between biblical and unbiblical practices in the cinema and media arts discipline.


Apply their knowledge of cinema and media arts to the world of their craft.


Curriculum Map

A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.

Assessment Plan

An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.

Assessment Schedule

An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.

Annual PLO Assessment Reports

The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.

Program Review Executive Summary

The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.