PHOT 3000 Introduction to Photography
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites ART 1010 and ART 1020 with grades of C or higher
Description

Introduction to photography within a fine arts context. Operation of the DSLR camera and lenses.
3.000 Credit hours.

Fees $125.00
PHOT 3010 Film and Darkroom
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3000 with grade of C or higher
Description

Intermediate-level course emphasizing technical competency with 35mm and medium format cameras, black-and-white film exposure and development, silver-gelatin print processing, and archival presentation.

Fees $125.00
PHOT 3020 Photo 1 for Non-Photo Majors
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Two of the four studio foundation courses (ART 1010, ART 1020, ART 1030, ART 1040) and one of the four art history foundation courses (AH 1700, AH 1750, AH 1850, AH 2000) all with minimum grade of C
Description

Cross-listed with PHOT 6025 Essentials of DSLR camera in context of contemporary photographic practice. Target students are non-photo studio art majors.

PHOT 3050 Selected Topics
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3100 and one 4000-level Phot course with grades of C or higher, or consent of instructor
Description

Exploration in photography examining philosophy of art making through intensive studio practice.

PHOT 3100 Alternative Photographic Practice
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3010 with grade of C or higher
Description

Photographic printing processes from the earliest days of photography to the latest advances in digital media. Experimentation and independent research emphasized.

Fees $125.00
PHOT 3200 Color and Light
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3010 with grade of C or higher
Description

Color photography techniques, aesthetic elements of color, and introduction to natural and artificial light sources.

Fees $125.00
PHOT 3300 Studio Lighting & Large Format
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3010 with grade of C or higher
Description

Studio practice within a fine arts context. Large format cameras, advanced studio lighting techniques.

Fees $125.00
PHOT 3500 Digital Photography
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3010 with grade of C or higher
Description

Introduction to computer-assisted imaging. Basic understanding of Macintosh computer operation is essential.

Fees $20.00
PHOT 3600 Digital Video for Artists
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3010 with grade of C or higher
Description

Non-art majors need permission of instructor. Introduction to interactive multimedia utilizing computer-assisted approaches. Required for BFA Photo majors and recommended for all art majors.

Fees $20.00
PHOT 3900 Selected Topics in Photography
Credit Hours 4.0
Prerequisites consent of instructor
Description

Special topics for studio art majors. May be repeated for a maximum of six credit hours.

Fees $20.00
PHOT 3910 Photo History Seminar
Credit Hours 3.0
Description

Seminar addressing critical issues and expressive approaches in photographic practice through the study of theory and history; technical and aesthetic development; influences the medium has had on art and culture.

PHOT 4500 Directed Study in Photography
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites PHOT 3100, PHOT 3200, PHOT 3300, PHOT 3500, and PHOT 3600 with grades of C or higher
Description

Individual studio problems for advanced students. May be repeated for a maximum of twelve credit hours.

Fees $70.00
PHOT 4930 Internship in Photography
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of instructor
Description

Practicum in the field outside university setting. Written proposal, contractual agreement with internship supervisor required. This course may include a Signature Experience component.

PHOT 4940 Portfolio I
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites PHOT 4500 with grade of C or higher
Description

Senior-year studio experiences for B.F.A. degree candidates. Committee review.

Fees $20.00
PHOT 4950 Portfolio II-CTW
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites PHOT 4940 with grade of C or higher, or concurrently
Description

Culminating studio experiences for B.F.A. degree candidates. Committee review. Serves as one of the two Critical Thinking Through Writing (CTW) courses required of all Photography majors.

Fees $20.00
PHOT 4980 Special Problems
Credit Hours 3.0
Prerequisites Consent of instructor or of School director
Description

Independent studies initiated by the student. May be repeated for a maximum of eight credit hours if topic varies.