Photography

 
 
 

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Focus your creative talents on developing your artistic vision. Photography emphasizes problem-solving and technical skills, design, and digital imaging. You will use fully-equipped darkrooms, studios, and automatic processing equipment to complete work in black-and-white and color photography. You will also have access to a computer lab where you can work on building your digital enhancement skills and print your images. Our dynamic faculty of practicing artists effectively guide and support student talent.

Degrees

Photography (B.A.)

Major

Photography

Minor

A Great Fit For

  • Expressive, innovative, creative, and goal-oriented student artists.
  • Learners who appreciate connecting with peers and instructors in a thriving arts community.
  • Students interested in making and sharing their art in portfolio and exhibition.
  • Innovators who love to try new things.

THE MORINGSIDE DIFFERENCE

Internships

Students have completed internships and other work assignments with advertising agencies, corporate and commercial photographers, publishers, photography studios, nonprofits, and other businesses throughout the region and beyond.

Student Clubs and Organizations

- Art Club - Photography Club

Network

You may frequently interact with professionals throughout the industry developing relationships and building skills. Opportunities include: - Industry-leading speakers - Club meetings and college-wide seminars - Interviews - Internships - Travel to conferences

FEATURED COURSES

REQUIRED

A studio course that introduces students to the elements and principles of 2-D and 3-D design, color theory, and sculptural form. Students complete projects in a variety of media.

REQUIRED

Students gain a foundation in modeling, carving, and casting giving them a basic understanding of sculptural technique.

REQUIRED

Students study a broad survey of photography’s history, method, materials and tools. Studio and darkroom work are integral parts of the course.

MEET THE FACULTY

Shelby Prindaville

Shelby Prindaville

Associate Professor

I love the genuine community we’ve built here with talented people who come together to pursue their passions. I also really appreciate the professional development support I’ve been granted to pursue new research and exhibition opportunities!

Shelby’s Profile

Dolie Thompson

Assistant Professor

Dolie’s Profile

RELATED MAJORS & MINORS

Still looking for the right fit? Here are some additional program options that we think might interest you or are often paired with this program. You can also view the programs page to keep exploring your options.

Arts Administration

Education and Special Education

Graphic Design

Mass Communication

Studio Art

WHY STUDY AT MORNINGSIDE?

13:1

student/faculty ratio so you’re assured a quality education focused on you

99%

employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation

65+

majors & pre-professional programs available

A religious studies degree adapts to goals that are academic, faith-based, or professional. Students may use these skills in traditional religious leadership roles, as an aid to their personal growth, or in any professional career —including law, engineering, medicine and health care, journalism, social work, and many others. Check out a few of the potential job titles:

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