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 (non-General Education designated courses), 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.