Photography and Digital Studio Option
This option is available within the Art major at the following location:
The Photography and Digital Studio option concentrates on digital and traditional photographic processes and approaches as situated in contemporary art but also on related technological arts such as video, sound, installation, and computer-based arts; preparing students for careers in the creative arts.
Option Code: 829
Upon successful completion of the program, students will meet the following learning outcomes:
- Demonstrate broad and discipline-specific knowledge of art processes and history.
- Describe and analyze works of visual art critically and relate them to historical and contemporary contexts.
- Articulate discipline-specific concepts in writing, orally, and visually.
- Create original art and/or research projects by applying discipline-specific tools, skills, methods, and sources.
Art (BA/BS) majors taking the Photography and Digital Studio option may not take required art courses on an S/U graded basis.
Students need access to a Single Lens Reflex digital camera or mirrorless camera with manual exposure controls and a viewfinder. It is highly recommended that students purchasing a computer for use in this program ensure that the computer meets the system requirements for the Adobe Creative Cloud.
The required studio art core courses must be completed before taking upper-division studio courses for the major program. All students seeking a major or a minor must see a departmental advisor on a yearly basis.
|Required Studio Art Core|
|ART 100||ART ORIENTATION||2|
|ART 101||*INTRODUCTION TO THE VISUAL ARTS||3|
|ART 115||2-D CORE STUDIO||4|
|ART 117||3-D CORE STUDIO||4|
|ART 121||DIGITAL CORE STUDIO||4|
|ART 131||DRAWING CORE STUDIO||4|
|Required Photography and Digital Studio Courses|
|ART 222||INTRODUCTION TO TIME-BASED ART||4|
|ART 263||DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY||4|
|ART 264||*PHOTOGRAPHY: HISTORY, TECHNOLOGY, CULTURE AND ART||3|
|ART 340||DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY I||4|
|ART 345||INTERMEDIATE PHOTOGRAPHY||4|
|ART 347||PHOTOGRAPH: STUDIO LIGHTING||4|
|ART 411||^ART IN CONTEXT HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL APPROACHES||3|
|Photography and Digital Studio Electives|
|Select 11 credits from the following, with at least 8 credits at the 400-level:||11|
|PROFESSIONAL PRACTICES FOR ARTISTS|
|DARKROOM PHOTOGRAPHY II|
|CONCEPTS IN DIGITAL IMAGING|
|VIDEO ART (repeatable up to 8 credits)|
|PHOTOGRAPHY ON ASSIGNMENT|
|ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES IN PHOTOGRAPHY|
|THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK|
|*PHOTOGRAPHY: ACTIVISM, AND SOCIAL CHANGE|
|PRACTICUM STUDENT MEDIA (repeatable up to 4 credits)|
|NEW MEDIA: INTERACTIVE|
|*GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND THE PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGE|
|COMBINED MEDIA: PHOTO INSTALLATION|
|THE CONSTRUCTED IMAGE|
|ADVANCED STUDIO LIGHTING|
|ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES IN PHOTOGRAPHY II|
|THE PHOTOGRAPHIC BOOK II|
|PORTFOLIO-PHOTOGRAPHY/VIDEO ART (repeatable up to 8 credits)|
|OFF THE SCREEN - VIDEO INSTALLATION ART|
|SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES AND THE ARTS|
|Lower-Division Art Electives|
|Select one studio art course at the 200-level||4|
|Select two art history courses at the 200-level||6|
|Upper-Division Art History Electives|
|ART 366||ART SINCE 1945||3|
|or ART 462||DIRECTIONS AND ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ART|
|Select one additional 300/400-level art history course||3|
Baccalaureate Core Course (BCC)
Writing Intensive Course (WIC)
Option Code: 829