Dec 15, 2017
Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 127
Sophomore - Credits: 35
- Literary Perspectives General Education Elective (Cr: 3)
- Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- Science and Technology General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
Junior - Credits: 30
- Global Issues General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- Photography Elective (Cr: 3)
- Art Elective (Cr: 3)
- General Education Electives (Cr: 6)
Senior - Credits: 30
- Individual and Society General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- World Cultures General Education Requirement (Cr: 3)
- General Education Electives (Cr: 3)
Upon completion of the photography program, students will:
- Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the art fields.
- Demonstrate knowledge of and competency with computer technology as it is used in the artistic processes.
- Demonstrate a strong handling of perceptual skills in drawing.
- Experience the relationship of academic studio practices to professional applications.
- Discuss and write about the historical context for the visual arts.
- Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline.
- Convey an understanding of the visual forms and their aesthetic functions, and basic design principles.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of basic and advanced tools, techniques, technologies, and processes sufficient to work from concept to finished product.
- Incorporate functional knowledge of photographic history and theory, the relationship of photography to other visual disciplines, and its influence on culture in finished work.
- Engage in experimental and manipulative techniques, candid and contrived imagery, documentary photography, archival processing, and interpretive studies.
- Apply sophisticated use of color theory with an understanding of cultural context.
- Engage verbally in intellectual discourse within the discipline.
- Demonstrate willingness to go beyond original parameters of assignment, introducing new materials and forms, including tackling controversial topics.
- Deconstruct concepts applying and carrying them out into a sophisticated and unique visual solution.
- Discuss and present an awareness of the personal creative process.