Learn to apply the tools of photography—traditional and digital—to cultivate your creative voice, hone your skills and investigate cultural questions.

Our program stresses conceptual development and social awareness aligned with the integration of professional technique and strategies, in the development of a dynamic career in image-making.

Photography + Imaging

TERM 1
Writing Studio OR Writing Studio: Intensive 3
Design 1 3
Concept 3
Imaging 1 3
Advanced Photographic Processes 1 3
TERM 2
Intro to Modernism 3
Composition 3
View Camera 3
Imaging 2 3
Core Lighting 3
TERM 3
3rd Term Review 1
Critical Practice 1 3
History of Photo 1 3
Professional Presentation            3
Portrait Lighting            3
Color           3
TERM 4
Advanced Critical Practice 3
History of Photo 2 3
Architecture 3
Fine Art Photography 3
Still Life 1 OR Product Photography 3
TERM 5
5th Term Review 0
Business & Professional Practice 3
Design 2 3
Location Photography 3
TERM 6
Marketing & Self Promotion for Photography 3
Portfolio Development 3
Transdisciplinary Studio 3
TERM 7
7th Term Review 0
Photo Production 3
Video & Multi Media 3
TERM 8
Final Crit 3
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Studio Electives 15
Humanities & Sciences electives:
     Humanities 9
     Social Sciences 3
     Science & Technology 6
     Business & Professional Practice  
TOTAL
Total Required Units 120

Designmatters Minor

Photography + Imaging Curriculum Map Requirements: 18 credits
H+S Requirements 6 credits
Humanities & Sciences Electives (2) – Terms 5-8
Choose any two from a list of 15 to 20 H&S classes appropriate for Designmatters.
Studio Requirements 6 credits
PHOT-254 Fine Art Photography – Term 4
Choose 1 course from:
      - PHOT-319 Portrait + Identity
      - PHOT-316 Editorial Photography
      - PHOT-318 From Still to Motion
      - PHOT-308 Documentary Photography
      - PHOT-361 Entrepreneurial Strategies
Designmatters Requirements 6 credits
TDS-TBD: Designmatters TDS -- Terms 5-8
PHOT-421 Video + Multi-Media

There’s so much art and design in this school—take it step-by-step.

Ron Gutierrez Photography & Imaging Student