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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

Emphasis in Photography - Bachelor of Fine Arts (85 hours)


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This option in the B.F.A. is designed for qualified students who intend to become professional photographers or pursue graduate study in art. Art majors must make qualified application to a departmental committee for admission to B.F.A. candidacy in a specific area of emphasis after completing 30 hours in art and one semester residency in the school. It is also necessary to be at or above the 3000-level in the area to which they are applying.

The requirements of the art curriculum of the College of Fine Arts have to be satisfied. Eighty-five hours in art satisfy the major requirements of this curriculum and are distributed as follows:

Basic Studies Requirement (12 hours)


Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement (3 hours)


Art History Requirement (12 hours)


AND two additional Art History electives (3000-5000 level)


Suggested elective:

Photography Emphasis Requirement (21 hours)


AND one of the following two courses:


Note:


ART 5480 is repeatable for credit.

Studio Art Electives (34 hours)


Recommended to include:

AND either:


Graduation Preparation (3 hours)


Grading Requirement


Art majors and minors receiving a grade below a “C” in a required course must repeat the course.

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