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ART 2235 History of Photography

Historical survey of photography as an art form from its beginnings in the 1830's until the present day; developments in photographic processes, artistic trends, and study of major photographic artists.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Art
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Analyze photographs in terms of technique, style and elements of composition and trace the development of photography as an art form.
  • Recognize the art of major photographic artists and explain their achievements.
  • Describe how the invention of photography came about and how photography evolved.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3