Professional Photography Courses

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

2018–2019 Suggested Sequence of Study

The following suggested sequence of study is for new full-time students starting the program in the academic year listed.

When registering for classes refer to your Program Evaluation/Degree Audit 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 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-156 Statistics Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Math Elective 3
PHT-102 Photo Design I 3 $606.00
PHT-106 Introduction to Image Editing 3 $631.00
PHT-108 Camera I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-109 Print I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PSY-102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
PSY-111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 Non-transfer general education course $561.00
ENG-105 Composition I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
PHT-110 Camera II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-111 Print II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-132 Photo Design II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-202 Basic Portraiture Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-204 Basic Commercial Photography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
PHT-215 Portrait Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
PHT-216 Commercial Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-220 Intermediate Portraiture Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $606.00
PHT-227 Intermediate Commercial Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-241 Portrait Business Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
PHT-248 Commercial Business Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
SPC-101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication Course offered online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 General education course $561.00
Semester 3 Elective 3
Semester 3 Elective 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 4
PHT-217 Advanced Portrait Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $561.00
PHT-218 Advanced Commercial Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-240 Portrait Production and Portfolio Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. -OR- 3 $641.00
PHT-247 Commercial Production and Portfolio Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
Semester 4 Elective 3
Semester 4 Elective 3
Total Credits 12

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 5 General education course $935.00
MAT-128 Precalculus Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 General education course $561.00
MAT-210 Calculus I Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00
MAT-216 Calculus II Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 General education course $748.00

Semester 3 Electives
PHT-210 Visual Communication 3 $561.00
PHT-215 Portrait Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-216 Commercial Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-220 Intermediate Portraiture Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $606.00
PHT-227 Intermediate Commercial Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-241 Portrait Business Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-248 Commercial Business Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-253 Art Direction Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00

Semester 4 Electives
PHT-217 Advanced Portrait Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-218 Advanced Commercial Image Editing Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-240 Portrait Production and Portfolio Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $641.00
PHT-242 Audio Visual Presentations Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-244 Wedding Photography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 4 $748.00
PHT-245 History of Photography 3 $561.00
PHT-247 Commercial Production and Portfolio Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-249 Advanced Commercial Lighting Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00
PHT-251 Fine Art Photography Prerequisite and/or corequisite required. See course description for more details. 3 $561.00

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

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