B.F.A. Degree in Photography and Video


72 hours

This degree is for persons wanting a professional career in the photographic arts with capabilities in fine art, digital and commercial applications.

An OC graduate with a BA in Photography + Video will:

  1. Demonstrate effective problem solving skills as applied to visual communications, artistic expression, and photographic processes.
  2. Demonstrate a working understanding of photographic, film and art histories.
  3. Articulate an understanding of one’s integration of faith and design/artistic expression.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and think independently.
  5. Demonstrate a commitment to scholarship and creative expression.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours. 

1. 18 hours art core

2. 12 hours art history

3. 15 hours communication design

4. 18 hrs photography + video

5. 9 hours art electives

  • Take 9 hours from Art department. Internship with approval by advisor.