Mission

The Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Photography offers the students the opportunity to learn photography combined with animation, multimedia, video, and other related fields. Students are invited to combine traditional and contemporary methods to create photography, including still and moving images as well as image and text. Graduates will develop a strong knowledge while tackling all the areas of the photographic industry, enabling them to pursue a promising career in commercial and fine art photography, or other visual communication fields.

Total Credits
102
Apply Before
January 2018
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Program Educational Objectives

The main objectives of a Major in Photography offered at the Ramez G. Chagoury, Faculty of Architecture, Arts & Design (FAAD) are to:

  1. 1.Familiarize students with the different genres of photography, its history and its contemporary form;
  2. 2.Equip students with the necessary skills, knowledge, and ethical dispositions to excel in the photographic industry;
  3. 3.Prepare professionals who will be capable of working in the fields of visual communications; and
  4. 4.Raise students’ awareness to the multidisciplinary aspect of the photograph and its various forms of publication.

Program Learning Outcomes

Photography graduates will:

  1. 1.Demonstrate fundamental understanding of the critical theory, historical and contemporary practice of art and photography;
  2. 2.Produce a high quality, technically relevant, coherent body of work to a professional standard in any chosen area of photography;
  3. 3.Communicate various concepts proficiently and contextualize creative work in the contemporary culture;
  4. 4.Effectively adapt multimedia, design, and branding techniques in creative photographic projects; and
  5. 5.Adopt a moral and ethical approach to the use of photography.

 

Admission Requirements

In addition to the University admission requirements, prospective candidates must complete all remedial courses, Math and/or English, if any, during their first year at NDU. Students who fail to meet the above requirements will not be allowed to proceed to the degree courses in Architecture and other majors of the Ramez G. Chagoury, Faculty of Architecture, Arts & Design.

Courses

Liberal Arts Curriculum (30cr.)

Core Requirements (9cr.)

Free Electives (6cr.)

Suggested Program

Fall Semester I (15cr.)

FAP

211

Drawing I

3cr.

GDP

212

Design Principles I

3cr.

PDP

216

Introductory Photography

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

Spring Semester I (15cr.)

PDP

221

Portraiture

3cr.

GDP

222

Design Principles II

3cr.

PDP

223

History of Photography

3cr.

PDP

227

Grain to Pixel

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

Summer Session I (6cr.)

PDP

313

LAC

3 cr.

 

 

LAC

3 cr.

Fall Semester II (15cr.)

PDP

311

Branding in Photography

3cr.

PDP

312

Glamour and Fashion

3cr.

PDP

317

Line to Pixel

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

Spring Semester Year II (15cr.)

PDP

321

Photojournalism and Documentary

3cr.

PDP

323

Time and Space

3cr.

PDP

327

Web Image

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

 

 

Free Elective

3cr.

Summer Session II (6cr.)

PDP

411

Image and Type

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3cr.

Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)

PDP

412

Experimental photography

3cr.

PDP

413

Senior project I

3cr.

PDP

414

Movie production

3cr.

PDP

415

Photography and Animation

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3 cr.

Spring Semester Year III (15cr.)

PDP

421

Promotion and Publication

3cr.

PDP

422

Professional practice and portfolio

3cr.

PDP

423

Senior Project II

3cr.

 

 

LAC

3 cr.

 

 

Free Elective

3cr.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Total 102 Credits
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