The program offers diverse classes in digital photography, black and white film photography, photographic composition, studio lighting, camera use, and the art of seeing, among others. Photography studies include digital, silver, and non-silver techniques, and emphasize conceptual and expressive approaches to using photography as a means of communication.
The faculty of exceptional photographers gives you an understanding of historical, cultural, and aesthetic perspectives in photography and learn how to critically analyze images. As you pursue a photography degree or photography certificate, you’ll create a portfolio that can help you work in photography or launch your own freelance business.
Photographers earn an annual median salary of $38,950. Employment is expected to grow 17% by 2030, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Fall 2023 Classes:
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Arts 1410 Intro to Photography: A digital class with a strong focus on the history of photography.
Arts 1412 Alternative Processes: A class that will cover Cyanotype, Vandyke brown, and salt printing process.
Arts 1414 Camera Use and the Art of Seeing: Focuses on the use of the digital SLR camera and the principles of composition and the art of seeing.
Arts 2410 Black and White Photography: This course introduces the fundamental techniques of black and white photography, which includes camera functions and use, exposure techniques and film processing, traditional darkroom printing, and presentation of work.
Arts 2422 Extreme Photography: Learning the wet plate collodion process by making tintypes and ambrotypes.
ARTS 2425 Photographic Imaging for Fine Arts: Focuses on creating imagery that is expressive, experimental and collaborative in an effort to explore the photographic medium as it intersects artistically with the traditions of drawing, painting and printmaking.