Online Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art (Digital Photography)
Arizona State University’s online BFA in Digital Photography emphasizes contemporary, creative and expressive forms of photography. In this program students learn the relationships between technique, concept and aesthetics and how each element contributes to meaning in the photographic image. Through learning the tools of photography, reflecting on contemporary practitioners, studying history and theories of photography along with extensive critique with peers, professors and mentors, students are encouraged to rigorously probe their interests and passions as they develop a deep understanding of their own creative process and potential. The program culminates with a Capstone class where students are able to apply what they have learned to create a self-designed final project and portfolio. Visit ASU Online to learn more
Develop your digital photography skills at ASU in the first fully online studio degree program in the nation.
The BFA program in art in with a concentration in digital photography at ASU is the first fully online studio practice-based degree program from a comprehensive research university or fine art college in the United States.
Working with a faculty of professional artists, students have the opportunity to master technical, aesthetic and conceptual aspects of digital photography. Not bound by traditional schedules or the limitations of location, this program's flexibility creates a unique community of faculty and students and provides studio-practice art education to a wide and diverse population.
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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Career possibilities for students with a degree in this concentration include:
- client-based and editorial photography
- documentary photography
- fine art photography
- photo book publishing
- photo criticism
- photo editing for web
- photo web design
- photographic post-production (retouching)
- video and photo production.
- visual literacy education
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Special Effects Artists and Animators||4.1%||$77,700|
|Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary||5.6%||$69,690|
|Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers||2.6%||$40,330|
|Film and Video Editors||21.6%||$67,250|
|Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators||1%||$52,340|
|Commercial and Industrial Designers||-3.5%||$71,640|
|Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators||-19.4%||$34,720|
|Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes||11.8%||$75,420|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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