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Professional Photography Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 66
Program Start: Fall

2020–2021 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed. Part-time students should visit with a program advisor for a modified sequence of study.

When registering for classes refer to your Academic Evaluation to see your specific program requirements and ensure proper registration.

Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

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Semester 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $603.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- O E 3 $603.00
MAT-121 College Algebra -OR- 4 $804.00
Math Elective 3
PHT-102 Photo Design I 3 $648.00
PHT-106 Introduction to Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-108 Camera I 3 $603.00
PHT-109 Print I 3 $603.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $603.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- O E 3 $603.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology O E 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $603.00
ENG-105 Composition I O E 3 $603.00
PHT-110 Camera II 3 $603.00
PHT-111 Print II 3 $603.00
PHT-202 Basic Portraiture 3 $603.00
PHT-204 Basic Commercial Photography 3 $603.00
PHT-212 Intermediate Electronic Imaging 3 $603.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
PHT-215 Portrait Image Editing -OR- 3 $603.00
PHT-216 Commercial Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-220 Intermediate Portraiture -OR- 3 $648.00
PHT-227 Intermediate Commercial 3 $603.00
PHT-241 Portrait Business -OR- 3 $603.00
PHT-248 Commercial Business 3 $603.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication O E 3 $603.00
Semester 3 Elective 3
Semester 3 Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
PHT-217 Advanced Portrait Image Editing -OR- 3 $603.00
PHT-218 Advanced Commercial Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-240 Portrait Production and Portfolio -OR- 3 $683.00
PHT-247 Commercial Production and Portfolio 3 $683.00
Semester 4 Elective 3
Semester 4 Elective 3
Total Credits 12

Semester 3 Electives
PHT-210 Visual Communication 3 $603.00
PHT-215 Portrait Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-216 Commercial Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-220 Intermediate Portraiture 3 $648.00
PHT-227 Intermediate Commercial 3 $603.00
PHT-241 Portrait Business 3 $603.00
PHT-248 Commercial Business 3 $603.00
PHT-253 Art Direction 3 $603.00
PHT-928 Photography Independent Study 1 $201.00

Semester 4 Electives
PHT-217 Advanced Portrait Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-218 Advanced Commercial Image Editing 3 $603.00
PHT-240 Portrait Production and Portfolio 3 $683.00
PHT-242 Audio Visual Presentations 3 $603.00
PHT-244 Wedding Photography 4 $804.00
PHT-245 History of Photography 3 $603.00
PHT-247 Commercial Production and Portfolio 3 $683.00
PHT-249 Advanced Commercial Lighting 3 $603.00
PHT-251 Fine Art Photography 3 $603.00
PHT-928 Photography Independent Study 1 $201.00

Math Electives
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 $804.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $603.00
MAT-156 Statistics O E 3 $603.00
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 $804.00
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 $804.00

Course Cost Calculation

Resident tuition and fees x course credits + course fee if applicable.

Course calculations are based on 2020–2021 tuition and fees and course fees.

The course cost calculation does not include:

Student Success Specialist

Cody Chesmore
Black Hawk Hall 147B
319-296-2329 ext.1223
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Program Advisors

Doug Benton
Black Hawk Hall 181A
319-296-2329 ext.1438
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Adam Hunter
Black Hawk Hall 183A
319-296-2329 ext.1293
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Administrative Assistant

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
Black Hawk Hall 258
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Arts and Sciences

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
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