Photography (Arizona State University)
Arizona State University’s four-year Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography fosters knowledge and understanding of the rapidly changing field of photography and exposes students to a wide array of photographic experiences.
The first two years include a combination of art, mathematics and composition classes. Placement into first year composition classes are dependent upon SAT, ACT, Accuplacer, IELTS or TOEFL scores, and students will be placed into classes accordingly. Art classes include lessens in drawing, 2-D design and the principles of color theory. Advanced classes include critical, cultural, and historical analysis and contribute to a well-rounded education in the field of photography.
Students can access a wide range of photography mediums including silver gelatin, digital cameras, video and mixed media. Instructors utilize a diverse array of interests in order to inspire creative ideas and introduce students to technical information required in the world of art, which is often overlooked by art enthusiasts and appreciators.
A minimum of 120 credit hours is required to complete this degree.
ASU's academic programs are spread across campuses in the Phoenix Metropolitan Area; however, unlike most multi-campus institutions, the campuses of ASU are all individually different- each has its own distinct function to fulfill in line with the university's mission.Read more About this school