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Photography, B.A., B.S.

The program encompass the history, critical and aesthetic theory, and varied practice of photography as a medium of visual communication and expression in culture and society.

Alums Employed in Their Field

72% of GVSU photography alumni work in their field post-graduation.

Strong Community Ties

GVSU's photography program maintains strong community ties with business and cultural organizations, providing students with resources and internship opportunities.

Diverse Curriculum

The photography program's diverse curriculum allows students to develop their expertise and interests.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The photography program offers high-quality, student-centered, production and theory courses aimed at developing liberally educated professionals able to thoughtfully adapt and thrive in a variety of professional and creative environments.

A Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree is offered. A minor is also available.

Why Study Photography at Grand Valley?

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