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  Oct 16, 2017
 
 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-18

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


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This option in the BFA is designed for qualified students who intend to become professional photographers or pursue graduate study in art. Art majors must make 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 also is 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 (15 hours)


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


Suggested:

Photography Emphasis Requirement (31 hours)


And one of the following three courses:


Note:


Four hours in ART 5480 or ART 5350 must be taken during thesis semester. ART 5480 and ART 5350 are repeatable for credit.

Studio Art Electives (21 hours)


Suggested 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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