The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 126 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00. All Photography majors must complete the BFA curriculum and General Education requirements.
- Students must earn a C- or better in GAD 2441 or GAD 2451, and GAD 2461 to enter the Photography major.
- The nine required Junior/Senior Photography courses must be completed with a C- or better to fulfill major requirements.
The faculty encourages taking Photography courses in excess of the minimum required. These additional courses count towards required studio credits.
Major Requirements for B.F.A. in Photography
|Sophomore Prerequisite 1|
|GAD 2441||Photo I: Digital||3|
|or GAD 2451||Photo I: Digital|
|GAD 2461||Digital Imaging||3|
|Junior and Senior Requirements 1|
|GAD 3411||Digital Photography||3|
|GAD 3412||Darkroom Photography||3|
|or GAD 3414||Darkroom Photography|
|GAD 3413||Photographic Lighting||3|
|GAD 3401||Color Photography I||3|
|or GAD 3431||Color Photography I|
|GAD 3441||Advanced Photo Workshop||3|
|or GAD 3451||Advanced Photography Workshop|
|GAD 3461||Photo Process Workshop||3|
|or GAD 3471||Photo Process Workshop|
|GAD 4441||Senior Photography||3|
|GAD 4496||Senior Seminar in Photography (Capstone, WI)||3|
|Specialized Photo Course|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Special Topics in Photography|
|Art Career Workshop (WI)|
The schedule of courses that are required for the Photography major is posted each semester on the Tyler Photography web site: https://tyler.temple.edu/programs/photography.