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Required Credits in Major: 99
Program Code: BFA-ART-PHOT
Required Course: 1
The Art BFA has a reduced University Core Curriculum Requirement:
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Students in the Art BFA program do not need to complete the University World Languages requirement.
Required Credits: 15
Take four (4) required courses and one (1) elective.
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Required Credits: 12
Select four (4) courses.
Require Credits: 9
Select three (3) courses.
Select five (5) courses, 3000/4000-Level within then Photography Specialization.
Required Credits: 27
Select nine (9) courses; no more than three (3) courses may be from the Communications discipline.
ARTH 2000-ARTH 4990 Click here to search courses.
ARTS 2000-ARTS 4990 Click here to search courses.
Required Credits: 6
Required Courses: 2
One Technology Intensive course is completed as part of the Art BFA/BA program requirments: ARTS 1800
On additional Technology Intensive course is required for graduation.
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Required Courses: 4
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the University Core Curriculum, Area 2B: ENG 1100
One Writing Intensive course is completed as part of the Art BFA/BA program requirements: ARTS 4930 or ARTS 4940
Two additional Writing Intensive courses are required for graduation.
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