Visual Arts and New Media: Photography Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Requirements

Foundation Program (21 credit hours):

ART 100Visual Concepts

3

ARTH 101Art in Culture from Prehistory to 1400

3

ARTH 102Art in Culture from 1400 to the Present

3

ARTS 102Foundations in 2-D Form and Content

3

ARTS 105Foundations in Drawing

3

 

ARTS 240Foundations of 3-D Form and Content

3

or

ARTS 270Foundations in Clay

3

 

ARTS 222Cinema Arts I

3

or

ARTS 225Digital Foundations

3

or

ARTS 221Foundations of Time-Based Media

3

Total Credit Hours:21

Major Requirements (51 credit hours):

ARTS 155Introduction to Film Photography

3

ARTS 156Introduction to Digital Photography

3

ARTS 159Photographic Explorations

3

ARTS 250Black and White Technique

3

ARTS 255Color and Light

3

ARTS 350Experimental Photography

3

ARTS 352Studio Lighting

3

 

ARTS 355Digital Imaging

3

or

ARTS 356The Photographic Narrative

3

 

ARTS 459Photographic Inquiry

3

ARTS 496Studio Art Internship

1-15

ARTS Art Studio Electives

15

ARTH Art History Electives

6

Total Credit Hours:51
NOTE:
  • Electives will be determined with advisor upon consultation on intended career path.
  • Electives may emphasize another major within the visual arts as advised.
  • ARTS 400 Senior Exhibition is optional, but strongly recommended. To enroll, a 3.5 GPA (in ARTS) and/or area faculty approval is required.
  • ARTS 490 Learning Assistant can be used for a maximum of 6 credit hours of electives under advisement.
  • ARTS 496 Studio Art Internship is a variable 1-15 credit hour course. Students need to complete the course for at least 3 credit hours to satisfy the degree requirements.
  • ARTS 497 Research Practicum can be used for a maximum of 3 credit hours of electives under advisement.

Visiting Artist Program (8 credit hours):

Eight semesters at 1 credit hour per semester.
Total Credit Hours:8

NOTE: The Visiting Artist Program is only required each semester the student is a major within the department.

Total Credit Hours: 80