Courses

Under Graduate Programme (boys & Girls)

B.F.A. (PHOTOGRAPHY)


PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Duration:
FOUR Years - EIGHT Semesters

Eligibility:
10+2 any stream with 50% marks

COURSE STRUCTURE
Subject to Approval by the Academic council.
Semester 1
Communicative English
Language Paper 1
Multimedia Graphics and Animation
History of Photography
Chiaroscuro 1 (Drawing) (Object Study)
Multimedia Lab 1
Cultural Education 1
Language and Communication
Practice Lab
Semester 2
Professional Communication
Language Paper II
Introduction to Visual Arts
Introduction to Photography
Environmental Science And Sustainability
Cultural Education II
Videography and Video Editing Lab 1
Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab 1

Semester 3
Life Skills 1
Art Through Ages
Introduction to Aesthetics
Technological Foundation for Photography
Amrita Value Programme 1
Videography and Video Editing Lab 2
Multimedia Graphics and Animation Lab 2
Semester 4
Western Aesthetics ( Theory)
Elective 1
Nature Photography
Basics of lighting for Photography
Open Elective 1*
Life Skills 2
Amrita Values Programme 2
Semester 5
Advanced Photo Editing
Advanced Lighting Practice
Life Study- 1 (Drawing)
Elective 2
Life Skills 3
Live in Labs#/ Open Elective*
Semester 6
Introduction to Photojournalism
Fine Art Photography
Portrait Photography
Event Photography - Mini Project
Semester 7
Internship
Photojournalism – Mini Project
Creative Photography – Mini Project
Photo Story – Mini Project
Semester 8
Project
Degree Show
Electives
Fashion Photography
Sculpture
Art Direction
Niche Journalism
Introduction to Mural Painting
Chiaroscuro 1 (Drawing) (Object Study)
* Two Open Elective courses are to be taken by each student, one each in the 4th and the 5th semesters, from the list of Open Electives offered by the School.
OPEN ELECTIVES LIST

# Students undertaking and registering for a Live-in-Lab project, can be exempted from registering for an Open Elective course in the fifth semester.

Electives listed above are only indicative. Actual Offering will depend on the number of students registering for the courses and availability of faculty.

School Administration reserves the right to modif y the subjects / curriculum / detailed syllabus as per the topical needs or changes in trends of the academic stream or industry requirements.

* One of the electives can be a Live-in-labs project done over a period of two semesters.