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Photography Concentration

Students in this concentration have access to one of the finest photographic facilities in New England. Our students work with professional equipment as early as their first year. Students learn through hands-on experience with equipment ranging from the traditional darkroom to the latest digital technologies, which include professional digital cameras, imaging software, and archival inkjet printers.

Child holding a frog
Jennie Muse

The spacious, professionally-equipped commercial studios are the ideal environment in which to learn and create. There are multiple digital-imaging classrooms and labs, along with a substantial inventory of professional cameras and studio-lighting equipment available for off-site use.

Beach landscape
Madison Whitten

The photo department has always been very helpful with and understanding about any problems or questions I have had.
Leah Pusateri, Photography Concentration Student

Interior of a church
Riley Howard

Required Courses

COMM 3600 - Photography I
COMM 3610 - Photography II
COMM 3620 - Photography III
COMM 3630 - Large Format Photography
COMM 3645 - Digital Photography

Elective Courses

COMM 3640 - Color Photography
COMM 3660 - Photo Management
COMM 3690 - Photography Seminar

For more information, consult the Undergraduate Catalog.


Each year students are given the opportunity to submit original work to be juried and possibly selected for our honors art exhibition, VISIONS. This is a showcase of the year's best student work. VISIONS involves a gallery exhibition and a film/video screening.

Curriculum details
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