Sep 30, 2023  
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography Major

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Amy A. Cropper Professor of Art
Peggy Thurston Farrell Associate Professor of Art
Justin Fondrie Assistant Professor of Art

Students seeking an in-depth study of photography as a fine art may choose the photography major.

All majors are encouraged to attend art exhibition openings and/or workshops and field trips sponsored or approved by the Department of Visual and Performing Arts. All majors are required to create a sophomore portfolio and have a senior show and portfolio to be approved by the art faculty.

Learning Outcomes for Photography

Upon graduation, the photography student will be able to demonstrate:

  1. Proficiency in the use of a variety of cameras, including digital and video.
  2. Mastery in the creation and analysis of photographic images.
  3. Mastery in the development of film and printing and in the presentation of the final image.
  4. Knowledge of the history of photography.
  5. Proficiency in the use of software to edit and manipulate images.
  6. Ability to write articulately about art.
  7. Ability to develop a cohesive body of work


**Students must earn a total of 4 credits in ART 480 .**

In Addition

In addition, students are encouraged to select from the following courses:

Bachelor of Science Requirements

The requirements for a Bachelor of Science degree are:


Each major may have specific course sequencing requirements. For specific requirements, see “Required Support Courses” within each major

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