Intro to Photography
An introduction to photography within a fine arts context. Students learn operation of the DSLR camera and lenses.
An introduction to computer-assisted imaging.
Film and Darkroom
An intermediate-level course emphasizing technical competency with 35mm and medium format cameras, black-and-white film exposure and development, silver-gelatin print processing, and archival presentation.
Directed Study in Photography
Confronting individual studio problems for advanced undergraduate students.
Portfolio I and II
Senior-year studio experiences for BFA degree candidates with committee review.
History of Photography
Seminar addressing critical issues and expressive approaches in photographic practice through the study of theory and history; technical and aesthetic development; influences the medium has had on art and culture.
Readings, discussions, and engagement with advanced studio topics, led by studio faculty, to improve studio practice. MFA students from all Art and Design majors participate in the seminars, providing an important opportunity for students in the program. to foster relationships across disciplines.
Serves as the foundation of Georgia State University’s MFA program. In the studio practice course students explore advanced individual projects on professional topics. Guidance is provided through peer and faculty critique and studio visits with professional artists.