Academics | Faculties | RAMEZ G. CHAGOURY FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE, ARTS & DESIGN | Department of Design | Bachelor of Arts in Photography | NDU
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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
August 2020
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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

3 cr.

GDP

212

Design Principles I

3 cr.

PDP

216

Introductory Photography

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

6 cr.

Spring Semester I (15cr.)

PDP

221

Portraiture

3 cr.

GDP

222

Design Principles II

3 cr.

PDP

223

History of Photography

3 cr.

PDP

227

Grain to Pixel

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

3 cr.

Summer Session I (6cr.)

PDP

313

Contemporary Photography

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

3 cr.

Fall Semester II (15cr.)

PDP

311

Branding in Photography

3 cr.

PDP

312

Glamour and Fashion

3 cr.

PDP

317

Line to Pixel

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

6 cr.

Spring Semester Year II (15cr.)

PDP

321

Photojournalism and Documentary

3 cr.

PDP

323

Time and Space

3 cr.

PDP

327

Web Image

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

3 cr.

 

 

Free Elective

3 cr.

Summer Session II (6cr.)

PDP

411

Image and Type

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

3 cr.

Fall Semester Year III (15cr.)

PDP

412

Experimental photography

3 cr.

PDP

413

Senior project I

3 cr.

PDP

414

Movie production

3 cr.

PDP

415

Photography and Animation

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

3 cr.

Spring Semester Year III (15cr.)

PDP

421

Promotion and Publication

3 cr.

PDP

422

Professional practice and portfolio

3 cr.

PDP

423

Senior Project II

3 cr.

 

 

Liberal Arts Curriculum (LAC)

3 cr.

 

 

Free Elective

3 cr.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Total 102 Credits
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