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Digital Photography
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Published June 1, 2016

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Program Courses


ART101 Principles of Visual Communication
ART102 Color Theory
ART122 Visual Thinking
CS105 Internet Concepts
DFV212 Introduction to Editing
DFV255 Story Development & Ideation
GD121 Introduction to Computer Graphics
GD123 Typography I
GD251 Digital Layout & Design
MA136 Image Manipulation
PHD101 Introduction to Photography & Design
PHD102 Lighting
PHD141 Digital Photo Techniques
PHD210 Photojournalism
PHD214 Advanced Lighting
PHD216 Studio Photography
PHD220 Business of Photography
PHD225 Digital Printing
PHD270 Digital Image Illustration
WDIM225 Web Design Fundamentals
Lower Division Required Credits 60


DMG311 Brand Strategy
GD386 Art Direction
PHD304 The Law & Ethics of Photography
PHD310 Photography & Design Internship
PHD312 Location Photography
PHD313 Editorial Photography
PHD314 Video for Photographers
PHD320 Advanced Photo Illustration
PHD330 Photo Essay I
PHD377 Foundation Portfolio
PHD410 Photo Essay II
PHD416 Advanced Studio Photography
PHD427 Portfolio/Thesis Exhibition
Upper Division Program Electives, totaling 21 credits
Upper Division Required Credits 60
Program Field Credits 120


ART204 Ancient to Gothic History: Objects, Art & Artifacts
ART205 Rise of Artistic Individuality
ART206 Revolution: The Roots of 19th & 20th Century Art
HST306 History of Media & Technology I
HST307 History of Media & Technology II
HUM101 Design Foundations
HUM351 History of Photography I
HUM352 History of Photography II
ICOR490 Senior Seminar
MTH104 College Mathematics
WR121 English Composition I
WR125 Argumentation & Research
WR126 Writing & the Literary Arts
Computer Science Elective
Laboratory Science Elective
Liberal Art Electives, totaling 9 credits
Natural Science Elective(s), totaling 6 credits
Liberal Arts Required Credits 60

Program Electives

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Note: The Art Institute of Portland reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.