Photography (BFA)

Photo Media (PHMD)
BFA Degree Requirement Check Sheet
124 Credit Hours (45 jr/sr courses 300 and above)
Revised 2013


2015 Checksheet (pdf) | 2013 Checksheet (pdf)


KU CORE (57)


GOAL 1: Critical Thinking & Quantitative Literacy (6)
1.1    ENGL 203, 209, 210 or 211 (3)
1.2    FIN 101, MATH 101 or any Goal 1, Learning Outcome 2 Elective (3)


GOAL 2: Communication (9)
2.1    ENGL 101: Comp & Lit I (3)  
2.1    ENGL 102: Critical Read & Writ (3) 
2.2    COMS 130 or any Goal 2, Learning Outcome 2 Elective (3)                


GOAL 3: Breadth of Knowledge (9)
(N)    __________________________ (3)
(S)    __________________________ (3)
(HA)*________________________ (3)
Choose a History of Art Elective not a Humanities Elective


GOAL 4: Culture and Diversity (6)
4.1    SOC 104 or any Goal 4, Learning Outcome 1 Elective (3)
4.2    HA 100/300: Intro to Art History* (3)


GOAL 5: Social Responsibility & Ethics (3)
__________________________ (3)


GOAL 6: Integration and Creativity                
see Major Studies


History of Art/Arch/Design*  (6)
ADS 340: History of Design* (3)
HA 580: History of Photography* (3)


ACADEMIC CONCENTRATION (9)
300 level or higher (No Design or Visual Art courses
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)
Suggestions: Entrepreneurship Certificate, Film Media Studies, Journalism, English, Women's Studies, Business Minor, History of Art Minor, Foreign Language, Anthropology,...


GENERAL ELECTIVES (any course) (9)
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)


DESIGN DEPARTMENT REQUIREMENTS (67)


FOUNDATION (9)
BDS 101: Design Think & Make I (3)
BDS 102: Design Think & Make II (3)
BDS 103: Drawing for Design  (3) 


STUDIO REQUIREMENTS  (15)
VISC 201: Visual Communication (3)
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)
__________________________ (3)


MAJOR STUDIES (33)
Studio course work in the major area

PHMD 101: Fundamentals of Photography (3)
PHMD 201: Photography 1 (4)
PHMD 202: Photography 2 (4)
PHMD 210: Understanding Photographs (3)
PHMD 301: Lighting Studio (3)
PHMD 302: The Moving Image (3) 
PHMD 315: Experimental Processes (3)
PHMD 316: Professional Practices (3)
PHMD 402: Photo Seminar (3)
PHMD 500: Portfolio (4) *Also fulfills Goal 6


PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (10)
ADS 320: Hallmark Symposium
1 credit x 4  ____, ____, ____, ____  (4)

Choose 2 courses (6 credits) from the list below...         
ADS 530: Intra-Design or
ADS 531: Internship or 
ADS 560: Special Topics in Design or
PHMD 560: Special Topics in PHMD or

[ADS 532: Study Abroad
and ADS 533: Stu. Abr. Doc.]

*12 hours of History of Art/Arch/Design are required for all Design Majors
18 hours of HA are required for a Minor in History of Art

 


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