Photography and Media Art Concentration, Art, Media, and Design (BA)

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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
19TH CENTURY EUROPEAN ART
ART FROM 1900-1945
ART FROM 1945 - 1975
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
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
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
VIDEO ART
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECTS
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE

Intermedia Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three of the following:12
VIDEO ART
INTERMEDIA STUDIO
TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS
EXPERIMENTAL FILM AND VIDEO
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
SPECIAL TOPICS IN EXPERIMENTAL VIDEO ART
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
GRAPHIC ART
WEB ART & DESIGN I
WEB ART & DESIGN II
ANIMATION I

Graphic Art Specialty

Course Title Quarter Hours
Select three of the following:12
TEXT IN THE VISUAL ARTS
THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK
INTERMEDIATE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY
INTERMEDIATE PRINTMAKING
TOPICS IN PHOTOGRAPHIC PRACTICE
PORTFOLIO
GRAPHIC ART IN THE PUBLIC REALM
GRAPHIC ART
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.​