Visual Arts - Photography

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Department of Visual Arts

Weber State University
3964 West Campus Dr, Dept 2001
Ogden, UT 84408-2001

Phone: 801-626-6455


What can I do with a degree in Visual Arts - Photography?

Employment options for graduates include working as exhibiting artists and to work in photography-related professions.

What will I learn?

Our curriculum provides technical expertise in both analog and digital imaging and introduces the critical skills and theoretical insights necessary for students to articulate their ideas into art forms.

Weber State University offers students the most comprehensive photography program and facilities in the Intermountain West. Our expansive approach to the discipline engages students in contemporary practices, as well as in the historical traditions which those practices evolved from.

Our 4,000 square foot lab contains, but is not limited to: beginning and advanced darkrooms, high-end digital workstations, a mural darkroom, an alternative-processes lab, and a dedicated lighting studio. Additionally, high-end cameras and equipment are available to advanced students for off-campus use.

Degrees available:

  • Bachelor’s degree
    Visual Arts majors may choose from six different emphases
    • Art Education Composite (BS or BA)
    • General Art (BS or BA)
    • Photography (BFA)
    • Three Dimensional (BFA)
    • Two Dimensional (BFA)
    • Visual Communication (BFA)
  • Minors available
    • Art
    • Art History
    • Art Teaching
    • Photography
    • BIS emphasis

What is the application process?

Although there is no application deadline, we encourage you to apply early and register for classes.