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Photography and Media Art

Course Requirements

Requirements

Five courses (20 credits).

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 220THINKING PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 205COLOR THEORY AND APPLICATION4
ART 224BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 225BEGINNING PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 395SPECIAL TOPICS IN STUDIO PRACTICE (Any section)4

Art History Elective

One Art History course (4 credits) from the list below:

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select one Art History course of the following:4
HAA 239
19TH CENTURY EUROPEAN ART
HAA 240
ART FROM 1900-1945
HAA 242
ART FROM 1945 - 1975
HAA 265
HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Other HAA course based upon approval of faculty advisor

Electives

Four courses (16 credits).

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select one 200/300 level ART elective4
Select one 300 level ART elective4
Select two ART electives, any level8

Senior Requirements

Two courses (8 credits).

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 394PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE IN THE STUDIO (offered Autumn and/or Winter Quarter)4
ART 392SENIOR STUDIO SEMINAR 14
or ART 393 SENIOR PROJECT STUDIO

Area of Specialty

Choose three courses (12 credits) from one of the following specialties:

Photography Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 323INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 325ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS4
Select one of the following:4
ART 289
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 328
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 332
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE

Digital Photography Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
ART 321INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY4
ART 329ADVANCED DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY4
Select one from the following:4
ART 226
VIDEO ART
ART 289
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 325
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
ART 326
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
ART 328
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 332
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE

Intermedia Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three of the following:12
ART 226
VIDEO ART
ART 260
INTERMEDIA STUDIO
ART 264
TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS
ART 289
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 326
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
ART 332
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
ART 358
GRAPHIC ART
ART 385
WEB ART & DESIGN I
ART 386
WEB ART & DESIGN II
ANI 201
ANIMATION I

Graphic Art Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three of the following:12
ART 264
TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS
ART 304
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ART 321
INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
or ART 323
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
ART 324
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING
ART 332
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
ART 334
PORTFOLIO
ART 348
GRAPHIC ART IN THE PUBLIC REALM
ART 358
GRAPHIC ART
ART 359
PRINT MEDIA

Please note: ART 104 is not acceptable for major credit.

Prerequisites may be waived with the permission of the instructor.

Open Electives (32 credits)

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.​

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