2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    Dec 03, 2022  
2019-2020 Residential Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography, B.F.A.

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A student who completes this degree program will:

  • demonstrate proficiency with and extensive knowledge of the tools and language of Photography
  • create work which will reflect fluency with broader historical, contemporary, cultural and social contexts
  • apply quantitative methods and entrepreneurial skills to develop professional practices.
  • create connections between their own work and that of their peers, within and across disciplinary boundaries
  • demonstrate leadership and collaboration in individual and group settings
  • relate their work to broader communities and be advocates for the critical role of the arts in improving society
  • demonstrate purposeful integration of multiple modes of expression to create meaning in a variety of contexts
  • articulate ideas in ways that are compelling, engaging, and relevant to a particular or general audience
  • demonstrate an awareness of the social context and subjectivity of their own ideas
  • demonstrate social and global awareness by articulating a perspective on power in the world and their own place in the global community
  • assess ideas, synthesize multiple perspectives, and generate innovative questions, interpretations, and/or approaches within a field of inquiry
  • employ these skills in the delivery and application of critical feedback and in demonstrating the ability to revisit their work accordingly
  • adopt new perspectives, take risks, and persist when confronting challenges, failures, and successes in their growth
  • demonstrate ethical scholarly practice in their creative and academic work
  • demonstrate behavior that reflects a stance of ethical and social responsibility and advocacy for their own physical and emotional health, as well as their active participation in community
  • demonstrate self-reliance, initiative, and social literacy in their personal and professional interactions


Major Practicum Courses

Art History Courses

Foundations Core, BFA

Taken in the first year.  (15 Credits)

Liberal Arts Courses, BFA

Take a total of 24 credits with a prefix of SCI or HUM, with at least two courses in each area.

Studio Electives

Select 12 credits of Studio Electives.

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