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George Mason University

Photography Minor

Program Overview

The photography minor provides opportunities for students to develop a personal vision in response to photography’s role in contemporary art and culture. Studio classes emphasize techniques in the production of traditional, digital and experimental imagery. Critical thinking combined with studio/lab experience enhance this comprehensive introduction to the field.


Minors must be completed in conjunction with a bachelor’s degree. Please see the University Catalog for complete information on program requirements and policies. Additional specifications may apply.

Note: Art and Visual Technology majors must complete at least 12 credits unique to the Photography minor.

Minor Requirements (16 credits)


Photography minors work in award-winning studios with accomplished faculty who regularly exhibit their work. Students have opportunities to hear from leaders in their field through the Visual Voices speaker series.  In addition, students may go to New York several times during their college career to experience its rich collection of museums and galleries.

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