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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art in Digital Photography at ASU is the first online program from a research 1 university or fine art college in the nation to offer a studio practice-based degree. Working with a faculty of professional artists, students have the opportunity to master technical, aesthetic and conceptual aspects of digital photography. Visit ASU Online to learn more
In this innovative online studio art program, you work with practicing artist-educators to explore critical issues in digital photography and develop tools and skills to express your personal vision through photo-based art.
The BFA in digital photography teaches students to master the technical, aesthetic and conceptual aspects of photography in the information age.
Through assignments, readings, lectures, critiques, discussion and projects, students work with classmates, artists and faculty to develop and refine their own creative vision and comprehensive knowledge of the theory, practice and history of photography. Not bound by traditional schedules or the limitations of location, this program's flexibility creates a unique community of instructors and students and provides studio-practice art education to a wide and diverse student population.
The program culminates in a capstone course dedicated to producing a self-defined final portfolio of accomplished work.
All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Career possibilities for students with a degree in this concentration include
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Multimedia Artists and Animators||8.4%||$70,530|
|Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary||12%||$66,930|
|Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers||2.3%||$40,770|
|Film and Video Editors||17%||$61,180|
|Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators||6.6%||$49,520|
|Commercial and Industrial Designers||4.4%||$65,970|
|Photographic Process Workers and Processing Machine Operators||-18.1%||$27,480|
|Agents and Business Managers of Artists, Performers, and Athletes||4.7%||$64,940|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).