Degree Plan

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography

Core - 43 total hours
Major -  78 total hours
Degree - 120 total hours

B.F.A. in Photography 4-Year Degree Plan (PDF)

Fall of Freshman Year
Course Hrs.
ENGL 1311: Composition I 3
ARTS 1357: Introduction to Photography 3
ARTS 1305: Design for Photographers 3
PHIL 1381: Introduction to Philosophy 3
HIST Core [HIST 1311, 1312, 1321, 1322, or 3301H] 3
Total Hours 15
Spring of Freshman Year
Course Hrs.
ENGL 1312: Composition II 3
ARTS 1358: Introduction to Digital Photography 3
COMM 1301: Introduction to Mass Communications 3
RELS Core (RELS 1305, 1315, 1325, 1335 or 1327H) 3
MATH Core (MATH 1308 preferred) 3
Total Hours 15
Fall of Sophomore Year
Course Hrs.
ENGL 2310: World Literature 3
ARTH 2361: Art History - Ancient thru Medieval 3
ARTS 2305: Introduction to Photographic Lighting 3
COMM 2360: Video Production I 3
ARTS 2360: Documentary Photography I 3
Total Hours 15
Spring of Sophomore Year
Course Hrs.
RELS Core (RELS 1305, 1315, 1325, 1335 or 1327H) OR PHIL Core (Any upper division PHIL course) 3
ARTH 2362: Art History - Renaissance to Modern 3
ARTS 2315: Introduction to Photographic Portraiture 3
Natural Science Core w/lab 4
ACCT 2301: Accounting for non-Business Majors 3
Total Hours 16
Fall of Junior Year
Course Hrs.
ARTS 3327: Documentary Photography II 3
ARTS 3316: Advanced Digital Photography 3
ARTH 3357: History of Photography 3
BLAW 3317: Business Law 3
Modern Language Core I 3
Total Hours 15
Spring of Junior Year
Course Hrs.
ARTS 3385: Documentary Photography III - Local Fieldwork 3
ARTS 3365: Directorial Photography 3
ARTS 3367: Landscape Photography 3
ARTH 3360: Survey in Contemporary Art 3
Modern Language Core II 3
Total Hours 15
Fall of Senior Year
Course Hrs.
ARTS 4325: Advanced Photographic Lighting: Studio Lighting 3
ARTS 4357: Advanced Projects in Photography 3
ARTS Upper Division Photo Studio Elective 3
BMKT 3331: Principles of Marketing 3
Social Science Core 3
Total Hours 15
Spring of Senior Year
Course Hrs.
ARTS 4315: Advanced Photographic Portraiture Studio Portraiture 3
ARTS 4393: Senior Portfolio OR ARTS 4390: Senior Capstone 3
DEHP 1200: Dimensions of Wellness w/ PE Core 2
PEHP Activity: Any 1 hour activity course (listed as activity in the catalog) 1
ARTS Upper Division Photo History/Theory Elective 3
ARTS Upper Division Photo Studio Elective 3
Total Hours 15