School of Art and Design
Applications accepted for fall only. NYSED: 00753 HEGIS 5007
The major in Photography and Related Media offers qualified students a chance to prepare for positions as photographic studio assistants, corporate or advertising photographers, or entry-level entrepreneurs in fashion, illustration, and still-life photography. Curriculum below is for the entering class of Fall 2017.
|MAJOR AREA||PH 132 - Introduction to Light||3|
|PH 141 - Creative Approaches in Photography||1|
|PH 152 - Photography 1: Introduction to Photography||4|
|RELATED AREA||FA 118 - Fundamentals of Design for Photography||2|
|ART HISTORY||HA 112 - History of Western Art and Civilization: Renaissance to the Modern Era||3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Requirements **||3|
|MAJOR AREA||PH 153 - Photography 2: Photographic Techniques||3|
|PH 172 - Photographic Post-Production||2|
|RELATED AREA||CG 121 - Applications of Social Media||2|
|choice - see Related Area Electives**||2|
|ART HISTORY||HA 243 - History of Photography||3|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||SC 132 - Color Science for Photography||3|
|MAJOR AREA||PH 251 - Photography 3: Advanced Photographic Solutions||3|
|PH 275 - Digital Media Techniques||3|
|RELATED AREA||VP 211 - Styling, Prop and Set||2|
|ELECTIVE||choice - General Elective||1.5|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Requirements*||3|
|choice - see Requirements**||3|
|MAJOR AREA||PH 252 - Photography IV: Project Development||4|
|PH 253 - Traditional Photography||2|
|PH 265 - Professional Procedures/Contemporary Trends||3|
|RELATED AREA||choice - see Related Area Electives**||2|
|GENERAL EDUCATION||choice - see Requirements*||6|
|TOTAL CREDIT REQUIREMENTS|
*Fall 2017 Requirements: see below
FIT's General Education and Art History Requirements for Art and Design Associate Degree Programs:
- Three (3) credits from each required area, totaling 9 credits: G1, G2 and G3 (SC 132)
- Six (6) credits from two (2) different areas in non-HA liberal arts courses in G4-G10
- Three (3) credits of any 200- or 300-level English literature or speech course
- Six (6) credits from Art and Design History courses:HA 112 (3 credits, required for all Art and
Design majors), plus HA 243.
FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History.
**Related Area Electives: 4 credits (minimum)
Students may take any available course in the following departments: Accessories Design, Advertising Design, Advertising and Marketing Communications, Communication Design, Computer Graphics, Creative Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Fabric Styling, Fashion Design, Film and Media, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Home Products Development, Illustration, Interior Design, Jewelry Design, Menswear, Packaging Design, Textile/Surface Design, Toy Design, Visual Presentation and Exhbition Design.
Upper Division Alternatives:
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to the Bachelor of Fine Arts programs in Computer Animation and Interactive Media and Photography and the Digital Image.