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College Catalog 2014-2015

FINE ARTS
Photography Specialization
 
Associate of Applied Arts Degree
Offered through AL, WO

Purpose: 

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.

Two Years Credits
1st Semester
ART 101 History and Appreciation of Art I 3
ART 121 Drawing I 4
ART 131 Fundamentals of Design I 4
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
1PHT 101 Photography I or 3
  PHT  103  Black & White Darkroom Photography I  
2SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
Total   18
2nd Semester
ART 102 History and Appreciation of Art II 3
ART 122 Drawing II 4
ART 132 Fundamentals of Design II 4
ENG 112 College Composition II 3
3PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
1PHT 102 Photography II or 3
  PHT  104  Black & White Darkroom Photography II  
Total   18
3rd Semester
4___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
___ PHT or General Elective 4
PHT 110 History of Photography 3
PHT 270 Digital Imaging 3
5___ Social Science Elective 3
Total   16
4th Semester
CST 110 Intro to Communication 3
4___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
6MTH 151 Mathematics for the Liberal Arts I or 3-4
  Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab  
3PED/RPK Elective 1
___ PHT Elective 3
Total   13-14
Total credits for the Photography Specialization=65-66

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.

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