Why study Photography?
USI’s photography program trains you in the art and science of image creation, while exposing you to the historical and contemporary trends in artistic, commercial, and documentary uses of photography.
Many photography students compliment their majors with second majors or minors from other areas, depending on the direction they are interested in pursuing photography. Recently, these have included: graphic design, interactive media, advertising, journalism, biology, business administration, English, psychology, social work, and studio art.
In this program, you also have the opportunity to practice your skills in on-campus jobs, making photographs for the University Photography Services, Publishing Services, the Shield newspaper, the Library Archives, and special projects with individual faculty and sports teams.
Students in the photography program have completed internships at and found employment with:
Our facilities include:
The Art Department offers a major in art with a photography emphasis. The major culminates in a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
The Bachelor of Arts degree requires 12 semester hours in the same foreign language or demonstration of proficiency at that level of study.