Certificate in Fine Art Photography

Note: Course titles listed below reflect new proposed course titles and descriptions submitted for change in the 2018/19 Bulletin

Certificate in Fine Art Photography
The Certificate in Fine Art Photography prepares students for several applications of fine art photography including but not limited to entry-level positions in industries which use photographic process as well as post-baccalaureate education in a creative academic field that require examples of creative work. The curriculum covers digital and film photography through all stages of the process such as planning, shooting, editing, manipulation, printing, screen based display, multimedia integration, and use of text. Examples of technical instruction include hands on experience with professional portable and studio lighting equipment, 35mm to large format film cameras, scanning film and opaque materials, using large format printers, preparing images for gallery display, darkroom printing and film processing, a full range of digital editing software, and introduction to 4D applications of photographic media. Students learn about ethics and legal considerations when producing and using photographic material.

The curriculum includes coursework using industry standard hardware, software, cameras, and lighting equipment.

Certificate in Fine Art Photography ……………………………….. 15 hours
A grade of “C” or better required in all courses.

 Required Studio Courses (9)
ART 382 Introduction to Photography (3)
Chose one print media course from the following:
ART 383 Digital Photography (3)
ART 384 Film/Darkroom Photography (3)
Chose one 4D media course from the following:
ART 385 Moving Image for Screen (3)
ART 483 Moving Image: Gallery/Intermedia (3)

Certificate Electives (6):
Choose two from the following.
ART 383 Advanced Digital Photography (3)
ART 384 Film/Darkroom Photography (3)
ART 385 Moving Image for Screen (3)
ART 430 Contemporary Art, 1960 to the Present (3)
ART 483 Moving Image: Gallery/Intermedia (3)
ENG 313 History of the Cinema (3)
ENG 315 Global Cinema (3)
ENG 352 Film Genres (3)