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 are subject to change.

General education course.
Non-transfer general education course.
Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.
Course meets 100% online.
Course meets face-to-face after 5:00pm.

Semester 1
MAT-772 Applied Math -OR- 3
MAT-110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
MAT-156 Statistics -OR- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
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- Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
SOC-110 Introduction to Sociology Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
COM-781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3
ENG-105 Composition I Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3
PHT-110 Camera II 3
PHT-111 Print II 3
PHT-132 Photo Design II 3
PHT-202 Basic Portraiture 3
PHT-204 Basic Commercial Photography 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 Course offered 100% online Course offered in the evening after 5:00pm 3 Gen Ed
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

Math Electives
MAT-122 College Algebra 5 Gen Ed
MAT-128 Precalculus 4 Gen Ed
MAT-134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 Gen Ed
MAT-210 Calculus I 4 Gen Ed
MAT-216 Calculus II 4 Gen Ed

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

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

Student Success Specialist

Val Peterson
Black Hawk Hall 261
319-296-2329 ext.1083
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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
319-296-4007
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Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
319-296-4041
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