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Total Credits for the BFA in Photography: 120 (or 126 if an integrated degree in Humanistic Studies, a minor in the Liberal Arts, or the MAT preparatory curriculum is chosen).
The below degree plan is for the 2017-18 academic year. Existing students should use MyMICA or contact their Advisor to get a personalized degree plan.

First-Year Requirements

All students must complete the following requirements:

Course TitleCourse 
Forum I FF 111 3.00
Forum II FF 112 3.00
Color & Design FF 120A or 120B 3.00
Form & Space FF 130A or 130B 3.00
Systems & Time FF 140A or 140B 3.00
Drawing: Tradition & Innovation FF 161 3.00
Drawing: Contemporary Practices FF 162 3.00
First-Year Studio Elective 3.00
Total Credits for the First-Year Requirements: 24.00

Liberal Arts Requirements

*One of the Humanistic Studies/Literature electives in the standard BFA degree plan must be taken in LIT (Literature) or CWRT (Creative Writing).

Course TitleCourse 
Art Matters AH 100 3.00
Modernism & After AH 201 3.00
Art History Electives AH 6.00
Critical Inquiry HMST 101 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (any level)* 3.00
Humanistic Studies/Literature Elective (300 or 400 level)* 3.00
Intellectual History I and II -IH1 and -IH2 6.00
Science/Math NSCI 3.00
Theory -TH 3.00
Academic Electives (or Writing Workshop, if required)


Total Credits for the Liberal Arts Requirements:

Photography Major Requirements

Course TitleCourse 
Black & White Film: Photography I PH 232 3.00
Digital Photography I PH 262 3.00
History of Photography AH 332 3.00
Black & White Film: Photography II PH 332 3.00
Studio Lighting PH 335 3.00
Contemporary Directions in Photography PH 345 3.00
Digital Photography II PH 363 3.00
Junior Seminar PH 390 3.00
Photography Internship INT 402 3.00
Senior Thesis I PH 490 3.00
Senior Thesis II PH 491  3.00
Photography Electives PH 12.00
Studio Electives 12.00
Total Credits for the Photography Major Requirements: 57.00