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Digital Photography, Associate in Applied Science

Curriculum VIC.DPH.AAS (C249C)

Digital Photography offers students an opportunity to acquire specific skills in the creation of photographic images for fine art and commercial use. The associate's degree program provides background in art and design theories, photographic composition, studio portrait and product photography, photographic production and marketing of images for web and media. Computer skills are developed through photographic projects using Adobe Creative Suite and other industry standard software. Qualified individuals may find employment as freelance photographers and in photographic studios.

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES:

At the successful completion of the Associate in Applied Science Degree in Digital Photography program, the graduate will be able to:

  • demonstrate technical proficiency to industry standards using both natural and artificial lighting;
  • demonstrate technical proficiency to industry standards using professional photographic equipment;
  • demonstrate technical proficiency to industry standards using image editing software;
  • create images using design principals; and
  • create a professional portfolio meeting industry standards.

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Semester One

RHT 101 #Freshman Rhetoric & Composition I

3 credits

VIC 104Computer Art I

3 credits

VIC 160History of Photography

3 credits

VIC 161Introduction to Photoshop

3 credits

VIC 162Digital Photography

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester Two

MCM 151Cinema Appreciation

3 credits

OR

MCM 152Cinema History

3 credits

 

SPE 101 #Principles of Effective Speaking

3 credits

VIC 163Digital Studio Photography

3 credits

VIC 204 #Digital Mixed Media I

3 credits

VIC 265 #Photo Production and Lightroom

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Semester Three

VIC 261 #Advanced Photoshop

3 credits

VIC 263 #Advanced Digital Studio Photography

3 credits

VIC 264 #Advanced Digital Photography

3 credits

VIC 285Digital Video

3 credits

General education/Social and Behavioral Sciences

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Semester Four

VIC 165 #Photography Exploration

3 credits

VIC 283 #Portfolio for Photography

3 credits

General education/Mathematics and/or Science

3 credits

Program electives

6 credits

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 63

See VIC course descriptions.

Program electives (6): ART 117◊, ART 119◊, ART 125◊, MCM 160◊, VIC 100◊, VIC 172◊, VIC 190, VIC 205, VIC 275, VIC 286◊, VIC 288◊, VIC 296

Coordinator: Lorette Dodt, Ext. 3519