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Join one of Texas’ select number of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography programs at A&M-Commerce. Engage with the exciting and rapidly evolving profession of photography while developing personal vision, a high level of competence in technique and the ability to make sound artistic decisions. Our long history of commercial and fine arts photography education, plus strong relationships with successful A&M-Commerce alumni, gives you a distinct advantage over your peers at other institutions.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Photography

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Photography (BFA):: Focus Your Passion

Focus Your Passion

The Department of Fine Arts offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography. You have the option of two tracks:

Commercial Photography

The Commercial Photography track prepares you for client-based practices and the business of commercial photography. This track provides you with an intensive background in theoretical knowledge and professional skills. To receive a BFA degree in photography, students must successfully complete a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) credit hours.

Fine Arts Photography

Deepen your understanding of the conceptual aspect of photography, the history of photography and critical thinking with our Fine Arts Photography track. This track is proficiency-based and characterized by continuous assessment. To receive a BFA degree in photography, students must successfully complete a minimum of one hundred and twenty (120) credit hours.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

A degree in photography will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Develop your craftsmanship and innovative techniques in a wide range of photographic and video practices
  • Develop personal vision and an individual creative practice
  • Develop critical thinking skills
  • Enjoy a strong sense of community among photography students
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Careers

Our graduates take an active part in the creative community, working as professional photographers in marketing, public relations, art galleries or owning a photography business. Others will continue with graduate coursework to further artistic pursuits or to become photographic educators.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Photography
$45,440
Fine Artist
$48,760
Video Editor and Camera Operator
$59,810

Information from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020

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Photography (BFA) :: FEATURED COURSES

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Course Delivery

Enhance your creativity by becoming a part of our competitive program. Our BFA degree uses traditional face-to-face instruction at our main campus to concentrate on your specific photography skills.

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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.

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