Art: Photography/Digital Imaging Certificate


Program Description

An education in Visual Arts can be defined as the process whereby one learns how to produce art; engage in the aesthetic and critical analysis of art, and to talk, read, and write about art. Students at DSU will be exposed to numerous concepts and activities involved in becoming visually and aesthetically literate. As part of their artistic study students will become proficient in their art discipline. Students will have opportunity to visit major regional art museums and exhibit artwork both on and off campus.


Photography/Digital Imaging Certificate Requirements

12 credits

Complete one of the following
ART 1010Introduction to Art (FA)3
ART 1110Drawing and Composition (FA)3
Complete one of the following
ART 11202-Dimensional Design (FA)3
DES 1300Design I3
Complete both of the following
ART 1050Intro to Photography3
ART 2060Digital Photography (FA)3

Completion Requirements

  1. Complete a minimum of 12 college-level credits (from the list above).
  2. Cumulative GPA 2.0 or higher.
  3. Grade C- or higher in each Core Discipline, Emphasis Requirement, and Emphasis Elective course.

Art - Photography/Digital Imaging Program Learning Outcomes

At the successful conclusion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Solve simple problems related to the conceptual process of creating art.
  2. Express artistic concepts and intent using visual, oral, and written communication.
  3. Evaluate artistic work using visual language to explain basic design principles and concepts.