Program Guide
Photography
Associate in Applied Science

This program guide lists the current requirements for this degree. See bottom of page for a link to previous versions of this program guide.
Fine Arts & Social Science
Office:
Mott Memorial Building 2005
Phone:
(810) 762-0332
 

This program is designed to provide graduates with sufficient training to qualify for entry-level positions including commercial and portrait studio assistant, technical sales representative, retail sales clerk, management trainee, freelance photographer, and digital processing technician. Completion of the program will also be beneficial to those planning to major in such areas as communications, public relations, graphic design, fine arts or journalism. Working professionals seeking to upgrade current skills as well as those interested in personal enrichment will also find this program to be beneficial.

 
 

Occupational Specialty Courses

 
note    course Description Credit
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    PHOT-180  Basic Photography   
    PHOT-182  Introduction to Light and Color   
    PHOT-183  Intro to Commercial Studio Photography   
    PHOT-186  Careers in Photography   
    PHOT-188  History of Photography   
    PHOT-190  Introduction to Digital Imaging   
    PHOT-192  Advanced Digital Imaging   
    PHOT-205  Photography Internship   
    PHOT-291  Photography Portfolio   
Group Total  25 27  
 

Related Requirement Courses

 
note    course Description Credit
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    ART.-131  Drawing   
  or  ART.-141  Basic Two-Dimensional Design   
    MGMT-184  Introduction to Entrepreneurship   
    MAET-100  Intro to Media Production   


Select 3 courses from the following

 
note    course Description Credit
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    PHOT-187  Photojournalism   
    PHOT-210  Advanced Studio Lighting Techniques   
    PHOT-211  Commercial Portraiture   
    ART.-275  Intro to Creative Digital Video   
Group Total  19 26-29  
 

Recommended Elective Courses

 
note    course Description Credit
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      Select from ART., BUSN, MAET, MGMT, MUS., PHOT courses     
Group Total  As needed As needed  
 

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

 


English Composition (3 credits)

 
note    course Description Credit
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    ENGL-101  English Composition I   
  or  ENGL-103  Composition for Technical Fields I   


Humanities (6 credits)

 
note    course Description Credit
Hours
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    PHOT-188  History of Photography   
    COMM-131  Fundamentals of Public Speaking   


Social Science (3 credits)

 
note    course Description Credit
Hours
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      Complete any 100 level or higher Social Science course 


Mathematics (3-4 credits)

 
note    course Description Credit
Hours
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      Test out by placing into MATH 130 or higher on the MCC Placement Test or Complete a 100 level Mathematics course with a minimum grade of 2.0.  3-4  3-4 


Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

 
note    course Description Credit
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      Complete any 100 level or higher Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, Natural Science or Information Technology course     
Group Total  18 18  
     
    Credit
Hours
Contact
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      PROGRAM TOTAL: 62 69-78  
   
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