PHOTOGRAPHIC IMAGING / A.A.S. DEGREE

Eastern - Grant
Hegis Code: 5007

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: PHOT-AAS
 

     This curriculum provides in-depth study of professional photographic practices anchored by a two-year sequence in digital photography. Course work includes photographic techniques specific to both location and studio photography that introduce students to portraiture/people, commercial, photojournalism and fine art photography. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on individual creative growth that concludes with a capstone course in portfolio preparation. A combination of general education, visual art, and career preparation courses is designed to train and qualify graduates for entry-level positions in the field of professional photography. Students entering the program must own a 6-megapixel or greater DSLR camera. Throughout the program students will be required to purchase supplies such as memory cards, storage drives, CD-Rs, DVDs, and photo quality ink jet paper.


First Semester: 16.5 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART114: History of Photography 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART144: Photography Seminar 1.5
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART145: Digital Photography I 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART147: Digital Materials and Process 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3
       
SECOND SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART130: 2D Design 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART146: Digital Photography II 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART149: Photographic Lighting 3
  HUM121: Developing Creative Imagination in the Arts 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Physical Education 1
       
THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART244: Web Design for Photographers and Visual Artists 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART245: Digital Photography III 3
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature or English Elective 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum Photography Elective 3
       
FOURTH SEMESTER: 14 credits Credits
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART246: Digital Photography IV 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART247: Professional Practices for the Photographer 3
 Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum ART299: Photography Portfolio Development and Assessment 1
* Courses that constitute the major in this curriculum BUS150: Cooperative Education in Business or Photography Elective 3
  Physical Education 1
Social Science Elective 3
       
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED 62.5-63.5

*Students should choose from the following courses to fulfill the Photography Electives: ART214, ART251, ART252, ART255, ART257, ART259.
 Courses that constitute the major in this
curriculum These courses constitute the major course in this curriculum.

REQUIRED CREDIT DISTRIBUTION
Visual Arts 35.5-38.5 credits
Business 0-3 credits
Humanities 3 credits
English 6 credits
Social Sciences 6 credits
Mathematics/Science 7-8 credits
Physical Education 2 credits