Program learning outcomes are statements by faculty members that describe the most important things students will know and be able to do when they graduate from a program.
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Upon graduating from the AAS program, students will have a well-rounded education and will have achieved the following outcomes:
- speak and write about photography in a critical way;
- analyze historical imagery and its relationship to contemporary media;
- develop a workflow for processing, archiving, and editing images using current software;
- use a professional level digital camera effectively;
- solve challenging photographic problems by controlling natural, continuous, and strobe light sources;
- construct a body of thoughtfully designed, well-crafted photographs based around a central theme or exploration; and
- formulate a plan to market, promote, and price their work in the photography industry.
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree
Upon graduating from the BFA program, students will have a well-rounded education and will have achieved among others, the following outcomes:
- recognize, analyze, and adapt contemporary themes in art and photography;
- produce a cohesive group of photographs that demonstrate aesthetic and conceptual development;
- create and maintain a web presence for distributing, promoting, and developing visual art work;
- utilize image capture and compositing techniques to produce photographs in that effectively communicate specific concepts and themes;
- create time-based multimedia/video projects;
- develop and execute a production strategy and schedule for a long-term photography project;
- discuss and write about a body of work in the context of contemporary and historical art and photography; and
- conceive of and execute an exhibition of a specific body of work.