NVCC 2002-2003 Catalog
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Associate in Applied Science Degree AL  

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Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare students for diverse career options within the field of photography. 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 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 beginning class (Photography I) and can be used throughout the two-year program.

First Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   ART121Drawing I or
   ART131 Fundamentals of Design I4
   ENG111College Composition I3
PED116Lifetime Fitness & Wellness1
   PHT101Photography I3
   PHT110History of Photography3
   ART122Drawing II or 
   ART132 Fundamentals of Design II 4
   ___General Elective 3
   MTH151Math for the Liberal Arts I 3
   PHT102Photography II 3
   SPD110Intro. to Speech Communication 3

Total Credits/Semester1517

Second Year1st Semester2nd Semester

   PHT206Large Format Photography3
   PHT211Color Photography I3
   PHT221Studio Lighting I3
   PHT227Photographic Marketing3
   PHT270Digital Imaging I3
___Social Science Elective3
   ART101History & Apprec. of Art I 3
   ART102History & Apprec. of Art II 3
   PHTElectives 6
___Social Science Elective 3

Total Credits/Semester1815

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Photography = 65.

To graduate from a degree program, students entering NVCC Fall 1999 or later must demonstrate computer competency skills as described in the Degree Requirements section of the Instructional Programs of this catalog.

1 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 205, 216, or 225. PED 116 is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

2 The social science elective may be selected from the following: economics, geography, history, political science, psychology, or sociology (includes anthropology).

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