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Professional Photography Commercial Emphasis Courses

Award: Associate of Applied Arts (AAA)
Required number of credits: 67
Program Start: Fall only

2017–2018 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.

Note: Courses and course cost calculations are subject to change.

◆ General education course
▣ Non-transfer general education course
► Course has a prerequisite and/or corequisite.

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Semester 1
MAT772 Applied Math -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT110 Math for Liberal Arts -OR- 3 $533.25
MAT156 Statistics -OR- 3 $533.25
Math Electives 3
PHT102 Photo Design I 3 $578.25
PHT106 Introduction to Image Editing 3 $603.25
PHT108 Camera I 3 $533.25
PHT109 Print I 3 $533.25
PSY102 Human and Work Relations -OR- 3 $533.25
PSY111 Introduction to Psychology -OR- 3 $533.25
SOC110 Introduction to Sociology 3 $533.25
Total Credits 18

Semester 2
COM781 Written Communication in the Workplace -OR- 3 $533.25
ENG105 Composition I 3 $533.25
PHT110 Camera II 3 $533.25
PHT111 Print II 3 $533.25
PHT132 Photo Design II 3 $533.25
PHT202 Basic Portraiture 3 $533.25
PHT204 Basic Commercial Photography 3 $533.25
Total Credits 18

Semester 3
PHT216 Commercial Image Editing 3 $533.25
PHT227 Intermediate Commercial 3 $533.25
PHT248 Commercial Business 3 $533.25
SPC101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3 $533.25
Commercial Emphasis Elective - Term 3 -OR- 3
Commercial Emphasis Elective - Terms 3 or 4 3
Total Credits 15

Semester 4
GRA133 Desktop Publishing -OR- 4 $756.00
Commercial Emphasis Elective - Term 4 -OR- 3
Commercial Emphasis Elective - Terms 3 or 4 3
PHT218 Advanced Commercial Image Editing 3 $533.25
PHT247 Commercial Production and Portfolio 3 $533.25
PHT253 Art Direction 3 $533.25
Commercial Emphasis Elective - Term 4 -OR- 3
Commercial Emphasis Elective - Terms 3 or 4 3
Total Credits 16

Commercial Emphasis Electives - Term 3
PHT208 Basic Photojournalism (Offered Fall Only) 3 $533.25
PHT210 Visual Communication (Offered Fall Only) 3 $533.25
PHT215 Portrait Image Editing (Offered Fall Only) 3 $533.25
PHT220 Intermediate Portraiture (Offered Fall Only) 3 $578.25
PHT235 Tech. for Studio Promotion (Offered Fall Only) 3 $533.25
PHT241 Portrait Business (Offered Fall Only) 3 $533.25

Commercial Emphasis Electives - Term 4
PHT217 Advanced Portrait Image Editing (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25
PHT229 Intermediate Photojournalism (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25
PHT240 Portrait Production and Portfolio (Offered Spring Only) 3 $613.25
PHT244 Wedding Photography (Offered Spring Only) 4 $711.00
PHT245 History of Photography (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25
PHT249 Advanced Commercial Lighting (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25
PHT251 Fine Art Photography (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25
PHT252 Film and Print Scanning (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25

Commercial Emphasis Electives - Terms 3 or 4
BUS102 Introduction to Business 3 $533.25
MGT110 Small Business Management 3 $533.25
MKT110 Principles of Marketing 3 $533.25
MKT140 Principles of Selling 3 $533.25
NET109 A+ Certification Prep Course 4 $751.00
PHT242 Audio Visual Presentations (Offered Spring Only) 3 $533.25

Math Electives
MAT122 College Algebra 5 $888.75
MAT128 Precalculus 4 $711.00
MAT134 Trigonometry and Analytic Geometry 3 $533.25
MAT210 Calculus I 4 $711.00
MAT216 Calculus II 4 $711.00

Course Cost Calculation

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

The course cost calculation does not include:

Tracking Sheet

2016–2017 [pdf]

Student Success Specialist

Tiffany Dodd
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Program Advisors

Doug Benton
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Larry Erickson
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Adam Hunter
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Department Secretary

Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Deb Hacker
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Communications, Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Arts

Catharine Freeman
Black Hawk Hall 258
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