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Undergraduate Admission Information

Undergraduate Admission

Admission to the BFA in Art concentration in photography is based upon a portfolio review by the faculty. A strong work ethic and willingness to explore concepts and ideas are expected

Prior to portfolio submission a student must  successfully complete the required art foundation courses during the freshman year and prepare for entry into the photography concentration by completing ART 2220: Photography Survey and ART 2225: Basic Black and White Photography. Students must have a minimum cumulative 2.6 GPA in their photography and survey courses.

The submitted portfolio for photography should contain:
    
•    12 photographs  appropriately presented from source projects in ART 2220 and ART 2225
 •    A notebook of contact sheets

Photography portfolio reviews occur at the end of Spring semester.

Upon acceptance to the photography concentration, students are required to purchase a laptop at least equal to the current specified Macintosh computer with specified Photoshop software and a DSLR camera. After each portfolio review, accepted students are sent a letter advising them of the current computer specifications.