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Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration, BA & BFA, Abbey Rosko in darkroom
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Studio art, Photography/media
concentration, BA & BFA

The studio art track, photography and media concentration, is designed to prepare students for careers in photography or media arts. It may also serve as a foundation for graduate study in the fine arts.

Photography/media is available as an option in the studio major. Students take beginning, intermediate, and upper-level courses in photography and media arts.

There are two degree options in Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration:

BA: provides the opportunity for additional study in other disciplines, including minors or double majors.
BFA: provides a more intense studio art experience with more required art courses.

Students in the Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration, BFA will take 17, rather than 13, courses in the arts. Note: Both options require completion of the Learning-in-Common (LinC) curriculum in liberal arts.

Year 1

Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration BA & BFA Courses, Year 1
 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BA

 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BFA

Fall   Fall  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
ART 170 Drawing 1 ART 170 Drawing 1
ART 142 Visual Foundations: Composition,
Color and Design
ART 142 Visual Foundations: Composition,
Color and Design
       
Spring   Spring  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
ART 167 Photography 1 ART 167 Photography 1
ART 180 Painting 1 ART 180 Painting 1
       

Year 2

Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration BA & BFA Courses, Year 2
 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BA

 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BFA

Fall   Fall  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
ART 268 Digital Photography 1 ART 268 Digital Photography 1
ART 220 History of Photography
Art History Option 1
(Only 1 Art History Course Required)
ART 263 Historic Photo Processes 1
       
Spring   Spring  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
ART 368
or
ART 267
Digital Photography 2
or
Photography 2
ART 368 Digital Photography 2
ART 114 Art History Survey:
Renaissance to Abstraction
Art History Option 2
(Only 1 Art History Course Required)
ART 114 Art History Survey:
Renaissance to Abstraction
    ART 131 Introduction to Graphic Design
       

Year 3

Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration BA & BFA Courses, Year 3
 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BA

 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BFA

Fall   Fall  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
  * Advanced Photo or Media Class
(select from list below)
ART 220 History of Photography
ART 229 WI: Modern Art ART 346 Interactive Design 1
       
Spring   Spring  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
  * Advanced Photo or Media Class
(select from list below)
  * Advanced Photo or Media Class
(select from list below)
    ART 229 WI: Modern Art
       

Year 4

Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration BA & BFA Courses, Year 4
 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BA

 

Studio Art,
Photo/Media, BFA

Fall   Fall  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
ART 371 Advanced Studio Seminar ART 371 Advanced Studio Seminar
      * Advanced Photo or Media Class
(select from list below)
       
Spring   Spring  
Number Course Name Number Course Name
ART 372 Studio Thesis
Honors students could waive thesis (students are still expected to participate in the Senior Thesis Exhibition in Payne Gallery)
ART 372 Studio Thesis
Honors students could waive thesis (students are still expected to participate in the Senior Thesis Exhibition in Payne Gallery)
ART 375 Professional Practices ART 375 Professional Practices
       


* BA & BFA in Studio Art, Photography/Media Concentration,
Required Advanced Photo or Media Class Options(2 Required)

ART 228 Contemporary Art
ART 254 Digital Video 1
ART 262 Art of the Lens
ART 263 Historic Photo Processes 1 (required class in the BFA)
ART 267 Photography 2
ART 354 Digital Video 2
ART 363 Historic Photo Processes 2
ART 367 Photography 3
ART 368 Digital Photography 2 (required class in the BFA)
ART 369 Digital Photography 3
ART 381-384 Independent Study
ART 386-388 Internship
   



Suggested Elective Courses, BA & BFA, in Addition to Above Courses

  Graphic and Interactive Design Courses
  Intermediate and Advanced Drawing and Painting Courses
ENGL 211 Creative Nonfiction
(Prerequisite: LinC 101 or equivalent)
ENGL 212 Introduction to Creative Writing
(Prerequisite: LinC 101 or equivalent)
ENGL 230 Public Speaking