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The Photography BFA Program: Student Learning Outcomes


Students graduating with a BFA in photography should have:

  1. An understanding of the visual forms and their aesthetic and conceptual functions.
  2. A knowledge of, and skill in, the use of basic tools, techniques, technologies, and processes sufficient to work from concept to finished product. This involves a mastery of the materials, equipment, and processes of photography, including but not limited to uses of cameras, film, and lighting/digital technologies, processing in black and white and in color, printing, and work with nonsilver materials.
  3. An understanding of the professional and commercial applications of photographic techniques.
  4. A functional knowledge of photographic history and theory, the relationship of photography to the visual disciplines, and its influence on culture.

Also refer to the Foundation Program: Student Learning Outcomes.

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