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Photography

A concentration in visual arts.

Earn a photography degree at Keystone College by enrolling in our Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts degree program. With a concentration in photography, this visual arts program is intended to train and prepare art students for specialized careers in the field of photography. Students conceptualize, plan for, and execute long-term photography projects that possess intellectual integrity, exemplify solid craftsmanship, and relate to their own personal sense of aesthetics.

Photography students will produce a professional portfolio of advanced quality work utilizing the photographic techniques of their choosing. Oral and written critiques will reinforce their understanding of the vocabulary of photography, relevant art history examples (photography or other art forms) and aesthetic principles.

Curriculum Guide

Curriculum Guide for the Visual Arts B.A. Degree

Semester 1 - Fall

  • Intro to Art Resources
  • College Writing I
  • First-Year Seminar
  • Arts & Humanities Elective: Art History I
  • Color Theory
  • Arts & Humanities Elective: Drawing & Comp I
  • Two-Dimensional Design
  • Critical Reading 0/2
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 2 - Spring

  • Tech Elective: Electronic Media
  • College Writing II
  • Art History II
  • Figure Drawing I
  • Three-Dimensional Design
  • Fundamental Art Studio Elective (1 of 4)
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 3 - Fall

  • Fundamentals of Sculpture (2 of 4)
  • Speech Communication
  • Quantitative: (College Algebra or a higher level MATH course)
  • Fundamental Art Studio Elective (3 of 4)
  • Drawing and Composition II or Figure Drawing II
  • Social & Cultural Elective: (Fundamentals of Graphic Design)
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 4 - Spring

  • Fundamental Art Studio Elective (4 of 4)
  • Gen Ed Elective
  • Social & Cultural Elective
  • Scientific Elective
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 5 - Fall

  • Modern & Post-Modern Art
  • Intermediate Art Studio (1 of 4)
  • Intermediate Art Studio (2 of 4)
  • Minor/Free Elective
  • Minor/Free Elective: 3000+
  • Minor/Free Elective: 3000+
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 6 - Spring

  • Intermediate Art Studio (3 of 4)
  • Intermediate Art Studio (4 of 4)
  • Gen Ed Elective
  • Minor/Free Elective: 3000+
  • Minor/Free Elective: 3000+
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 7 - Fall

  • Advanced Art Studio (1 of 2)
  • Minor/Free Elective 3000+
  • Minor/Free Elective
  • Minor/Free Elective
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit

Semester 8 - Spring

  • Advanced Art Studio (2 of 2)
  • Moral: Prof Practices
  • Minor/Free Elective
  • Minor/Free Elective
  • Experiential Learning: Juried Student Exhibit
  • Senior Exhibit Capstone

Updated 10/2017 Disclaimer: The courses listed above are a sampling for marketing purposes only. Students should consult the College catalog and their academic advisor for course selection and degree progress. Students will work closely with an academic advisor to select courses and/or academic minors that fit their interests, as well as with Career Services for career goals. While the academic advisor assists the student in planning his/her curriculum, the student is ultimately responsible for meeting the requirements of the curriculum selected.

College Catalog

See the official college catalog for all course descriptions and degree requirements.