BFA in Photography: Academic Requirements

In addition to fulfilling general degree requirements, undergraduate students majoring in photography must complete the following requirements (85 credits):

Foundation Courses: 19 credits
VIS 1050/ComX: 1 credit
VIS 1060/Foundation Drawing: 3 credits
VIS 1070/Extended Media: 3 credits
VIS 1080/Visual Language: 3 credits
VIS 1250/2-D Processes: 3 credits
VIS 1260/3-D Processes: 3 credits
VIS 1270/4-D Processes: 3 credits

Art History Courses: 12 credits
ARH 1020/History of Art Survey II
ARH —/One course in the history of art before 1800 (lower-level)
ARH —/Art history elective (modern/contemporary)

Photography Studio Courses: 21 credits
VPH 1010/Photography I: 3 credits
VPH 2030/Photography II: 3 credits
VPH 2320/Looking at Photographs: 3 credits
VPH 2660/Digital Photography I: 3 credits
VPH —/Photography electives: 9 credits

Studio Electives: 16 credits
V —/Visual arts electives: 16 credits

Synthesis Courses: 17 credits
VPH 2880/Sophomore Seminar: 3 credits
VPH 3690/Junior Seminar: 3 credits
VPH 4400/Senior Seminar and Critique: 3 credits
PHO 4990/Senior Project: 8 credits


For updates during 2013–2015, please visit www.purchase.edu/
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