The location for the October 19, 2017 meeting of the College’s Board of Trustees has been changed to the new Learning Resource Center on the Michael J. Grant Campus and is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.
Eastern - Grant
Hegis Code - 5007, CIP Code - 10.0201

Program Learning OutcomesCurriculum Code: PHOT-AAS

     This curriculum provides in-depth study of professional photographic practices anchored by a two-year sequence in digital photography. Course work includes photographic techniques specific to both location and studio photography that introduce students to portraiture/people, commercial, photojournalism and fine art photography. Throughout the program, emphasis is placed on individual creative growth that concludes with a capstone course in portfolio preparation. A combination of general education, visual art, and career preparation courses are designed to train and qualify graduates for entry-level positions in the field of professional photography. Students entering the program must own a DSLR camera. Throughout the program students will be required to purchase supplies such as memory cards, storage drives, and photo quality ink jet paper.

First Semester: 16.5 credits Credits
ART114: History of Photography 3
 ♦ ART144: Photography Seminar 1.5
 ♦ ART145: Digital Photography I 3
 ♦ ART147: Digital Materials and Process 3
  ENG101: Standard Freshman Composition 3
  PSY101: Introduction to Psychology 3

SECOND SEMESTER: 16-17 credits Credits
 ♦ ART130: 2D Design 3
ART146: Digital Photography II 3
ART149: Photographic Lighting 3
  HUM121: Developing Creative Imagination in the Arts 3
  Mathematics Elective 3-4
  Physical Education 1

THIRD SEMESTER: 16 credits Credits
ART244: Web Design for Photographers and Visual Artists 3
ART245: Digital Photography III 3
  ENG102: Introduction to Literature or English Elective 3
  Laboratory Science Elective 4
*♦ Photography Elective 3

FOURTH SEMESTER: 14 credits Credits
ART246: Digital Photography IV 3
ART247: Professional Practices for the Photographer 3
ART299: Photography Portfolio Development and Assessment 1
  BUS150: Cooperative Education in Business  
*♦     or Photography Elective 3
  Social Sciences Elective 3
  Physical Education 1


* Students should choose from the following courses to fulfill the Photography Electives: ART214, ART251, ART252, ART255, ART257, or ART259.
These courses constitute the major course in this curriculum.