PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

PHOTOGRAPHY
Associate in Applied Science Degree AL

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 Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ART

121

Drawing I or

 

 

   

ART

131 Fundamentals of Design I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

1

 

   PHT

101

Photography I

3

 

   PHT

110

History of Photography

3

 

   STD

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ART

122

Drawing II or

 

 

 

   

ART

132 Fundamentals of Design II

 

4

 

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General Elective

 

3

 

   MTH

151

Math for the Liberal Arts I

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

   PHT

102

Photography II

 

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

15

17

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   PHT

206

Large Format Photography

3

 

   PHT

211

Color Photography I

3

 

   PHT

221

Studio Lighting I

3

 

   PHT

227

Photographic Careers

3

 

   PHT

270

Digital Imaging I

3

 

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Social Science Elective

3

 

 

   ART

101

History & Apprec. of Art I

 

3

 

   ART

102

History & Apprec. of Art II

 

3

 

   PHT

 

Electives

 

6

 

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Social Science Elective

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

15

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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