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FINE ARTS
Associate in Applied Arts Degree

Photography Specialization AL, WO

Purpose: 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.

First Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

   ART

101

Hist. & Appreciation of Art I

3

 

   ART

121

Drawing I

4

 

   ART

131

Fund. of Design I

4

 

   ENG

111

College Composition I

3

 

   PHT

101

Photography I or
PHT 105 Basic Photography

3

 

   SDV

 

Elective

1

 

 

   ART

102

Hist. & Appreciation of Art II

 

3

 

   ART

122

Drawing II

 

4

 

   ART

132

Fund. of Design II

 

4

 

   ENG

112

College Composition II

 

3

 

PED

116

Lifetime Fitness & Wellness

 

1

 

   PHT

102

Photography II or
PHT 135 Electronic Darkroom or PHT 270 Digital Imaging

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

18

18

Second Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester


 

 

Humanities/Fine

3

 

   ___

PHT

or General Elective

4

 

   PHT

110

History of Photography

3

 

   PHT

 

Elective

3

 

___

 

Social Science Elective

3

 

 

 

Humanities/Fine

 

3

 

   MTH

151

Math for the Liberal Arts I

 

3

 

PED

/RPK

 

 

1

 

___

 

Social Science Elective

 

3

 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

16

13

Total credits for the A.A.A. Degree in Fine Arts with a Specialization in Photography = 65.

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 humanities/fine arts elective may be chosen from list on page 38.

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

 

       
 
       

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