Transfer Students and BA Completion at SFI
SFI’s BA Degree is Transfer-Friendly
SFI recognizes the value of credits taken at other institutions and works closely with all students to assure that all possible credits taken at other institutions can transfer to SFI so students don’t have to duplicate or repeat courses or credit at SFI.
Many students come to SFI with previous college credits or have participated in high school programs that earn college credits. For these students, SFI provides a seamless pathway to complete the BA degree. All transfer students take the concentration at SFI which provides the central framework to SFI’s education and 90 quarter credits (50% of the 180 credits required for a BA degree). The remaining 90 credits can be transferred from another institution.
- Students with an AA degree (or equivalent) take the concentration of their choice and earn a BA in just 18 months
- All other transfer students take the concentration of their choice with a customized schedule for the remaining credits needed to complete their degree
- Upside-Down Degree: Students can take the concentration of their choice and complete the remaining credits at another institution and earn a SFI degree
Certificate in Film Program
Students who enroll in the Certificate in Film program earn their certificate by choosing a concentration in Filmmaking, Acting for Film, or Digital Arts, Animation and Game Design. The completion of the concentration and associated courses provides 90 credits. Students choosing the Certificate in Film program may already have a BA degree, may wish to earn a certificate in film and complete the needed credits for a BA degree at a later time or may desire to earn a stand-alone Certificate in Film.