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  Nov 24, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography AAS


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The photography curriculum is intended to prepare students for careers in photography-industrial, commercial, portrait, lab technician-and management of photographic services. The curriculum provides a balanced aesthetic and technical foundation for entry into the professional field or for further study. Completion of the curriculum requirements leads to the award of the AAS in photography.

General Education Course Selections


Click here to view the Foundation/Distribution Courses  for selection to fulfill the General Education Course Requirements.

Suggested Course Sequence


A suggested course sequence for full-time students follows. All students should consult an advisor.

First Semester


Second Semester


Third Semester


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101/ENGL 101A  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103  or general elective.

MATH 115  of MATH 115A   is recommended.

‡‡ BIOL 105  & BIOL 106  are recommended.

‡‡‡  PHOT 230  can be substituted for PHOT 269  .

Program Outline / Degree Requirements


General Education Requirements


Foundation Courses


Distribution Courses


Total Credit Hours: 60


* ENGL 101/ENGL 101A  if needed for ENGL 102 /ENGL 103  or general elective.

MATH 115  of MATH 115A   is recommended.

‡‡ BIOL 105  & BIOL 106  are recommended.

‡‡‡  PHOT 230  can be substituted for PHOT 269  .

Program Outcomes


Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Utilize current digital imaging technology to produce photographic images for use in commercial or fine art applications while also demonstrating a technical and aesthetic understanding of historical film and print photography.
  • Consciously employ complex aesthetic strategies in visual problem solving methodologies that utilize a wide variety of lighting applications for use in studio, architectural, fine art, and varied commercial environments.
  • Pursue academic research that involves complex evaluations of photographic ideas and applications of commercial and/or fine art photographs for the purpose of designing and implementing a career development strategy appropriate to the student's desired field of expertise in photography.
  • Create and implement complex production strategies that require interdisciplinary applications of image production. These interdisciplinary applications with photography may include television production, web design, or graphic design.

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