Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Photography)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.

Major

78 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (120 semester credit hours)

Students must make a C or above in all art degree courses.

Degree Course Requirements (78 semester credit hours)

ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1503Introduction to Painting3
or ART 3713 Painting-Watercolor
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ART 2303Figure Drawing3
ART 2403Western Art History I3
or ART 3513 History of Art: 19th Century
ART 2413Western Art History II3
or ART 4523 History of Art: 20th Century
ART 2753Sculpture I3
ART 2823Ceramics: Handbuilding3
or ART 2833 Ceramics: Throwing I
ART 3343Women in the Visual Arts3
or ART 3053 Global Perspectives in Art
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 4533History of American Film Noir (or 4903 ST: The Art of Alfred Hitchcock)3
or ART 4903 Special Topics
ART 4613Printmaking3
ART Course Elective3
ART 4993Exhibition3
Photography Concentraton Courses
ART 2653Black and White Photography3
ART 4653Color Photography3
ART 4663Digital Photography3
ART 4663Digital Photography3
ART 4673Alternative Photographic Processes3
ART 4683Photographic Possibilities3
ART 4903Special Topics (ST: Photography: Creative Lighting)3
ART 4903Special Topics (ST: Photography: Still to Motion)3
ART Photography Concentration Elective (ART 2653, ART 4653, ART 4673, ART 4683, or ART 4903 ST: Photography: Still to Motion)3
Total Semester Credit Hours78

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Photography) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness CAO Core2
ENG 1013Composition I3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 2653Black and White Photography3
ART 2223Introduction to Computer Based Art3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ART 2303Figure Drawing3
ART 2403 or 3513 (History of Art: 19th Century)Western Art History I3
ART 2753Sculpture I3
ART 4653Color Photography3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 1503 or 3713 (Watercolor )Introduction to Painting3
ART 2413 or 4523 (History of Art: 20th Century)Western Art History II3
ART 2823 or 2833 (Throwing I)Ceramics: Handbuilding3
ART 4663Digital Photography3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
ART 4533 or 4903 (Art of Alfred Hitchcock)History of American Film Noir3
ART 4673Alternative Photographic Processes3
ART 4903 (Still to Motion)Special Topics3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 3053 or 3343 (ART 3053 [GP])Global Perspectives in Art3
ART 4663Digital Photography3
ART 4903 (Creative Lighting)Special Topics3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
Fall
ART 4613Printmaking3
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART 4683Photographic Possibilities3
ART Photography Concentration Course3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 4993Exhibition3
ART Studio Course Elective3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
Creative Arts Core3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.