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bachelor of applied science

Business for Creative Industries

Turn your passion into a great career with a bachelor’s degree in business for creative industries from FRCC. You’ll develop the business skills to take your creative work to the next level—and open doors to higher paying creative leadership and management opportunities. 

Why Study Business for Creative Industries at Front Range Community College?

More and more employers are looking for creative professionals with bachelor’s degrees. With the Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) degree in business for creative industries from FRCC, you’ll gain the skills you need to land higher paying creative positions or to start your own business.

FRCC is the only college in Colorado to offer this completion degree! If you already have an associate degree in a creative field, you can start and finish your bachelor’s here without having to transfer to a university—for a lot less money.

This program builds on established associate degree programs in creative fields such as: 

  • Multimedia graphic design
    • Graphic design
    • Digital animation
    • Video production
    • Web design
  • Interior architecture and design
  • Music and recording arts technology
  • Studio art
  • Architectural engineering and construction
  • Arts management
  • Theatre arts technology

Your associate degree in any of these fields—as well as creative writing, theatre and performing arts and commercial photography associate degrees earned at other Colorado Community College System schools—cover the first two years of this BAS program.

The Flexibility You Need

This program was designed to offer maximum flexibility for students and working professionals alike. Whether you're a full-time or part-time student, you'll be able to complete this program online to fit your schedule.

Degree Details

Business for Creative Industries BAS

Program Location: Online*

*Some classes available on campus

Total Credits:
60 Credits (4 semesters) in addition to the 60 credits from an associate degree = 120 Credits

This program is designed to build on your associate degree within a creative field, preparing you for creative roles in business and organizational leadership. You’ll complete advanced courses in business for creative industries, so you can earn your bachelor’s degree without having to transfer credits to another college.

Specifically tailored for work in creative industries, you’ll learn valuable business skills such as:

  • Design thinking
  • Marketing
  • Managing teams
  • Creative strategy and planning
  • Project management
  • Organizational leadership
  • Sustainable creative practices

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Career Possibilities

Your Business for Creative Industries BAS can open doors for a career in a variety of creative fields.