Photography, Minor

The photography minor immerses students in the creation of photographs. The curriculum seeks to involve students in the knowledge, experience, and techniques of photography, informed by theory, experimentation, and critique. Digital imaging, editing, and production facilities afford students the opportunity to become proficient in the emerging practices necessary for a variety of creative and technical contexts.

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified. Students who wish to register for 2000-level courses and above need to plan ahead in order to complete prerequisite course(s) ahead of time.

Requirements for Non–Art + Design Majors

Required Courses
ARTF 11222D Fundamentals: Surface and Drawing (with opitonal ARTF 1123 )4
ARTD 2360Photo Basics (with optional ARTD 2361 )4
ARTD 3460Photography 14
Elective Courses
Complete two of the following:8
Photography 2
Studio Photography
Alternative Photographic Processes
Survey of the Still and Moving Image
Art and Design Abroad: Studio
Art and Design Special Topics
Special Topics in Art and Design Studio

Requirements for Art + Design Majors

Note: This minor is not available to students in the BFA in media arts program or any media arts combined major.

Required Courses
ARTD 2360Photo Basics (with optional ARTD 2361)4
ARTD 3460Photography 14
ARTD 4565Photography 24
Elective Courses
Complete two of the following:8
Studio Photography
Alternative Photographic Processes
Survey of the Still and Moving Image
Art and Design Abroad: Studio
Art and Design Special Topics
Special Topics in Art and Design Studio

GPA Requirement

2.500 GPA required in the minor