The Bachelor?s degree program in photography is designed to reflect both the breadth of skills needed by students to meet the demands of a rapidly changing marketplace and the continued impact of technology on commercial photography. This course of study is designed to build a strong technical and creative foundation by increasing the student?s level of skill in areas such as digital color management, digital asset management, lighting, composition, and image manipulation. Courses in business fundamentals, operations, marketing, and electives on special topics round out the program and are designed to enhance a student?s marketability.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Photography will possess the technical skills and mature design vision needed to produce compelling photographic images, as well as communication and business skills appropriate to market needs.
Entry-Level Career Opportunities
Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions such as newspaper photojournalist, studio manager, commercial photographer, editorial photographer, or photographic editor with advertising agencies, publishing houses, magazines and production companies. Many commercial photographers open their own studios or work independently by taking freelance assignments.