The Photography specialization is designed for students who seek employment in the applied arts field. Course work 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 Students may substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.
2 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.
3 The humanities/fine arts elective may be selected from the humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.
4 The social science elective may be selected from the social/behavioral sciences courses listed under General Education Electives.