This program is designed for students who seek employment in the applied arts field. Coursework will stress both technical and aesthetic elements, enabling students to solve a wide range of visual problems with imagination and originality.
Recommended Preparation: Proficiency in high school English, basic computer skills, and satisfactory aptitude in visual art.
Equipment and Supplies: Photography students are required to purchase certain basic equipment and materials necessary to achieve professionally oriented objectives. Most of the equipment is purchased in the first photography class and can be used throughout the two-year program.
1 May take a film or digital course without being in a course sequence.
2 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
3 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116, 2 cr.; PED 116, 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116, 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.
4 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
5 See social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.
6 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121–122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.