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Art

Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree is offered for the student eventually seeking a Master of Fine Arts degree, the position of a professional artist or designer, and for teaching studio art within a selected specialization. The B.F.A. degree program is demanding, requiring high quality performance in order to develop the professional competence of talented students toward successful entrance into the professional art field.

Option in Art Photography (code ART_BF01) (132 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

  • Take all the following courses:
    • AH 111A Foundation Art History I (3)
    • AH 111B Foundation Art History II (3)
  • Take 3 units 100-level AH
  • Take 6 units of the following:
    • ART 101 Artists in Their Own Words (3)
  • Take all the following courses:
    • ART 130 Foundation Two Dimensional (3)
    • ART 131 Foundation Three Dimensional (3)
    • ART 149 Introduction to Computer Art (3)
    • ART 181 Foundation Drawing (3)
    • ART 241 Introduction to Photography (3)

Upper Division:

  • Take all the following courses:
    • AH 400 19th Century Photography (3)
    • ART 340 Intermediate Photography (3)
    • ART 342A Color Photography (3)
    • ART 406A Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)
    • ART 406B Advanced Digital Imagery for the Arts (3)
    • ART 414 Documentary Photography (3)
    • ART 444 Advanced Black and White Photography (3)
    • ART 447 Photography Studio Specialities (3)
    • ART 449 Experimental Practices in Photography (3)
    • ART 473 Seminar in Photo-Based Art (3)
    • ART 491C Senior Project (1)
    • ART 499V Special Studies in Art Photography (3)
  • Take 3 units from the following courses:
    • ART 436A, ART 450A
  • Take 3 units from the following courses:
    • AH 438, AH 439, AH 441
  • Take 3 units upper-division AH
  • Take 3 units ART outside specialization (lower or upper division)

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