Photography

Learning Outcomes

  • Utilize camera functions and capabilities for documentary and artistic expression.
  • Explore visual concerns that make for effective and interesting photographs that communicate the student’s intent.
  • Demonstrate the role of aesthetics in the development of commercial or artistic works.
  • Explore and experiment with new materials, techniques and equipment.
  • Demonstrate the embodiment of clear concepts/ goals in exhibiting content achieved through the application integration of experimental concepts and personal ideas showing technical excellence, originality and imaginative imagery.
  • Demonstrate technical excellence in the skills of traditional, non-traditional and digital camera handling, processing and production of photographic artwork, including studio lighting skills.

Learning Environment

UAA Photography Studio

Curriculum

First Year
FALL
ART A105 - Beginning Drawing
ART A111 - Two Dimensional Design
ART A113 - Three Dimensional Design
ENGL A111 - Methods of Written Communication
MATH - Quantitative Skills
SPRING
ART A205 - Intermediate Drawing
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ENGL - 200 Level Written Communications
COMM - Oral Communications
GER - Natural Sciences with Lab 
Second Year
FALL
ART A261 - History of World Art I
ART A224 - Beginning Photography
ART A203 - Intro to Art Education
GER/CAS - ANTH A250
GER/CAS - HIST A101
SPRING
ART A262 - History of World Art II
ART - Beginning 2D/3D Studio
ART A324 - Intermediate Photography
GER/CAS - HIST A102
GER/CAS - American Culture
Third Year
FALL
ART A323 or A424 - Color Photography or Advanced Photography
PHIL A401 - Aesthetics
Major Elective - U.D. Non-Art
Major Elective - Art/Non-Art U.D. Elective
GER/CAS - Introduction to Literature
SPRING
ART - Secondary Emphasis/U.D. Studio
Major Elective - U.D. Non-Art
Major Elective - Art/Non-Art U.D. Elective
GER/CAS - Natural Sciences
GER/CAS - Ways of Knowing
Fourth Year
FALL
ART - U.D. Art History
ART - Secondary Emphasis/U.D. Studio
ART A491 - Senior Seminar
GER/CAS - Fine Arts
Elective - Non-Art
SPRING
ART - U.D. Art History
ART A331 - Experimental Photography
GER/CAS - Social Behavior
Elective - U.D/Non-U.D. Non-Art
Elective - Non-Art
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