B.F.A. in photography

Available at:  
- Atlanta
- Hong Kong
- Savannah

Foundation studies: 35 hours

  • DRAW 100 Drawing I: Form and Space
  • DSGN 100 Design I: Elements and Organization
  • DRAW 101 Drawing II: Composition and Media
  • DSGN 101 Color: Theory and Application
  • Select one of these four courses:

  • PNTG 101 Painting Basics for the Non-major
  • CERA 125 Ceramics I: Understanding Materials and Techniques
  • PRMK 200 Printmaking for Non-majors
  • SCPT 214 Fabrication, Construction and Materials
  • DSGN 102 Design II: 3-D Form in Space
  • Studio elective

General education: 55 hours

  • Select one of these two courses:

  • CMPA 100 Survey of Computer Art Applications
  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications
  • BUSI 101 The Design of Business
  • COMM 105 Speaking of Ideas
  • CTXT 121 Visual Culture in Context: Caves to Cathedrals
  • CTXT 122 Visual Culture in Context: Age of Exploration to Postmodernity
  • ENGL 123 Ink to Ideas: Critical Concepts in Literature and Writing
  • PHIL 301 Aesthetics*
  • ARLH or ARTH elective*
  • ENGL elective
  • General education elective
  • Mathematics/natural sciences elective
  • Social/behavioral sciences elective

Major curriculum: 75 hours

  • PHOT 113 Camera Exploration and Technique
  • PHOT 114 Digital Imaging and Compositing
  • PHOT 150 Scanning and Printing the Color Image
  • PHOT 201 Video Techniques for Photographers
  • PHOT 220 From Large-format to the Digital Sensor
  • Select one of these two courses:

  • PHOT 238 History of Photography I: Invention and Expansion
  • PHOT 240 Survey of Photography II: 1930s to the Digital Era
  • PHOT 400 Business Practices for Photography
  • 300- or 400-level PHOT elective or CLC 580 Collaboration
  • PHOT or SFIN elective

Choose one concentration to complete the major curriculum:

  • Commercial photography

  • PHOT 214 Lighting Applications: From Products to Portraits
  • PHOT 314 Commercial Lighting Applications: Studio and Location
  • Select one of these two courses:

  • PHOT 332 Fashion Photography
  • PHOT 409 Advertising Photography: Art Direction
  • Select one of these two courses:

  • PHOT 410 Advertising Photography: Creating Demand with Image
  • PHOT 413 Commercial Lighting Applications: Lighting for Professional Markets
  • PHOT 476 Commercial Portfolio
  • 300- or 400-level PHOT elective
  • Documentary photography

  • PHOT 218 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 319 Developing a Photographic Aesthetic
  • PHOT 324 Documentary Photography
  • PHOT 325 The Photographic Narrative
  • PHOT 337 Photojournalism, Media and Culture
  • PHOT 477 Documentary Portfolio
  • Fine art photography

  • PHOT 214 Lighting Applications: From Products to Portraits
  • PHOT 218 Black-and-white Technique
  • PHOT 319 Developing a Photographic Aesthetic
  • PHOT 403 Professional Practices in Fine Art Photography
  • PHOT 475 Fine Art Portfolio
  • PHOT or SFIN elective

Additional electives: 15 hours

  • Free elective
  • Free elective
  • Free elective

Total course of study: 180 hours

* Select one course.