Learning Outcomes: Photography, MFA

Learning Outcomes for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Art and Design Photography Concentration


  1. Demonstrate a practical and theoretical understanding of contemporary art in the field of photography.
  2. Articulate image making concerns orally and in writing that makes critical connections between individual works and practices and the larger contexts that inform them.
  3. Produce and exhibit a comprehensive body of artwork that demonstrates conceptual rigor and appropriate technical skill.
  4. Demonstrate the intention, motivation and skills required to pursue and sustain a career as an artist, professional photographer or art director.
  5. Acquire practical pedagogical and technical skills necessary for employment in a creative field.