Program: Minor in Photography/Video
The Photography/Video minor allows students to expand their knowledge in and thoroughly explore technology-dependent, art-based fields of study. Analog and digital applications in a variety of photography and video/digital courses prepare the non-Art major for art- and media-related employment and/or graduate study upon completion of a bachelor’s degree.
1. Required Courses (6 units)
ART 305 Art and Mass Culture (3)
or ART 462 History of Photography (3)
2. Electives (12 units)
Select 12 units from the following:
ART 140 Beginning Two-Dimensional Design (3)
or ART 200 Art, Media and Visualization (3)
ART 309 Video for Visual Artists (3)
ART 351 Digital Photo Imaging (3-3)
ART 357 Narrative Digital Photography (3)
ART 450 Photography III (3-3-3-3)
ART 455A Studio Lighting I (3)
ART 455B Studio Lighting II (3)
ART 455C Studio Lighting III (3-3)
Total Units in the Minor: 18
Department of Art
Chair: Edward C. Alfano
Art and Design Center (ADC) 120
Student Learning Outcomes
- Acquire competent knowledge and skills in various art media, concepts and methodologies.
- Produce a competent body of individual and collaborative work suitable for a liberal arts degree, for the local, national and global marketplace.
- Solve visual problems at a competent level, including understanding/application of the elements of art and principles of design.
- Utilize and apply critical-thinking skills to communicate ideas for their intended audience at a competent level in visual, oral and written formats.
- Acquire historical and contemporary knowledge of diverse cultural and aesthetic contexts, including political, visual and material culture.