The Bachelor of Arts Degree can be completed in as little as three years. This year-round professional photography program is comprised of six eight-week terms, during which a student usually takes one core photography class paired with one general education course.
The Portraiture Photography training program is designed to prepare students for jobs in the largest employment field in photography. Portrait photographers can have successful careers in communities of almost any size, and skills in this field can also be applied to other areas of professional photography. The Brooks curriculum reflects how dynamic the portrait industry has become, providing instruction in traditional, documentary, and fine art approaches, using film-based and digital workflow processes. The Portraiture program curriculum emphasizes a realistic awareness of today's professional market, and it is designed to develop the technical and artistic competence to consistently make saleable photographs of people, whether for personal or business use.