Course of Study - Core Courses
The Academic Catalog with course descriptions, the detailed Career Programs brochure, and current/upcoming schedules for core courses and optional seminars may be consulted at the Academics area of the FUA site. Please consult the program brochure for prerequisites to non-beginning levels of this program. For enrollment please visit the Admissions page.
Year 1 Level I (Fall)
Introduction to Photoshop
Introduction to Digital Photography Experiential Learning
Introduction to Film Photography
Visual Communication Design Fundamentals Studio I
Year 1 Level II (Spring)
History of Photography
Intermediate Digital Photography Experiential Learning
Intermediate Film Photography
Introduction to Rich Media: Podcast Production
Year 2 Level III (Fall)
Landscape and Architectural Photography
Introduction to Creative Videomaking Experiential Learning
Advanced Digital Photography
Teaching Assistantship I
Art Theory and Criticism
Year 2 Level IV (Spring)
Advanced Videomaking and Post-Production
Exploratory Digital Photography Experiential Learning
Solo Exhibit and Publication of Solo Work
Portfolio Development IV
Special Project: Experiential Learning in Digital Photography
Seminar selections will depend on the period. Please refer to the Career Program introduction and the Admissions area for information on the Italian language, seminars, and internship/Experiential Learning Special Projects program options and their additional costs.
Optional Level I Seminars: On Camera and Studio Flash Photography, Fine Art Digital Printing, Art Media: Introduction to the Creative Process, Pinhole Photography, Visual Diary.
Optional Level II Seminars: Food Photography I, Introduction To Fashion Photography, Introduction To Photojournalism, Non-Silver Halide Photography, Introduction To Picture Editing.
Optional Level III Seminars: Medium and Large Format, Stock Photography Illustration and Video, Light of Florence and Tuscany.