2020-2021 Catalog

Commercial Graphics - Photography

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Associate in Applied Science in Commercial Graphics

Photography Career Path

60 Credit Hours

The Photography program prepares students for a wide range of careers in the field of professional photography. Employment opportunities include event, portrait, product and food photography as well as positions in studios, magazines, ad agencies or stock photo houses. Students in this career path will study various types of cameras, composition, lighting, darkroom processes and digital imaging. The program will emphasize both the artistry and technical requirements necessary to be successful in this highly creative and competitive field.

Students can earn only one Commercial Graphics degree in a single career path.

General Education Requirements

ART 101 Art History and Appreciation 3
ART 105 Film as Art 3
ART 107 History of Early Western Art 3
ART 108 History of Western Art 3
ART 210 History of Graphic Design 3
ENG 101 English Composition I 3

REQ MAT Select from Mathematics/Natural Sciences 3
REQ SSC Select from Behavioral/Social Sciences 3

Total:   15

Major Requirements

ART 106 History of Photography 3
ARV 114 Photography I 3
ARV 116 Food Photography I 3
ARV 275 Aerial Photography 3
ARV 121 Design 3
ARV 164 Digital Print Production 3
ARV 212 Digital Photography 3
ARV 213 Lighting 3
ARV 214 Photography II 3
ARV 216 Lighting II 3
ARV 217 Computer Imagery 3
ARV 219 Multimedia Techniques 3
ARV 230 Visual Arts Business Procedures 3
ARV 232 Digital Photography II 3
ARV 233 Portrait Photography 3
ARV 280 Visual Arts Exit Portfolio 3

Total:   45

Admission Requirements

Admission into this program requires proof of high school graduation (or GED) and qualifying placement levels.