Like the other visual arts programs, creative photography explores art theory, concepts and professional artistic development, in addition to general photographic ability.

The Department of Art photography program also encourages work which involves the future integration of photography and related practices (such as electronic media, installation, performance) and art that develops out of an informed inquiry into the histories, theories and practices of photography and culture.

Skills and Abilities

  • creativity
  • imagination
  • persistence
  • manual dexterity
  • strong communication skills
  • selective critical judgment

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Career Opportunities

Fine Art Photography

Newspaper Photography

Sports Photography

Special Events Photography


Television/Film photography

Commercial Photography

Travel Photography

Nature/Wildlife Photography

Industrial/Corporate Photography

Medical Photography

Photo Restoration


Camera Development/Sales

Photographer Representative

Portrait/Wedding Photography

Stock Photography