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 are subject to change.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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