Photography

Photography Curriculum

Freshman Year

First Semester = 15-16 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
SLP 007CCS First Year Experience1
DFN 1172D Design3
DFN 119Digital Fundamentals3
DFN 140Elements of Drawing3
DPH 111Photo Practice: From Halide to Pixel3
DEN 108The Art of Argumentation3
Second Semester = 15 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DFN 1163D Techniques3
DFN 1183D Concepts3
DPH 151Black & White Photography3
DPH 155Digital Imaging for Photographers3
DFS 101Introduction to Interdisciplinary Study3

Sophomore Year

Third Semester = 18 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DFN 141Fundamentals of Imaging3
DPH 209Intermediate Photo Digital Methods*3
DPH 211Studio Lighting I3
DPH 214Color Theory & Practices I3
DAH 200Art & Culture: Ages of Discovery3
DEN 239Survey of World Literature3
Fourth Semester = 18 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DPH 210Photo Fine Arts Concepts*3
DPH 251Studio Lighting II3
DPH 254Color Theory & Practices II3
DAS 213Business Practices3
ChooseDAH 201Visual Narration: Asia3
OneVisual Narration: Africa/America
DVC 200Concepts & Methods/Visual Culture3

*Students may alternate between DPH 209 and DPH 210 in the Fall/Winter semesters

Junior Year

Fifth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DPH 311Advanced Studio Lighting I3
DPH 353Advanced Photo Fine Art Forms3
DPH 340History of Photography3
DAH 341History of Modern Design3
DNS 300Natural Science 3
Sixth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DPH 351Advanced Studio: Art and Commerce3
DPH 313Advanced Photo Fine Arts Concepts3
DPH 358Advanced Digital Photo Media3
D - - 300Liberal Arts Elective 3
D - - 300Liberal Arts Elective 3

Senior Year

Seventh Semester = 15 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DPH 411Photo Thesis Project I3
DPH - - -Photo Elective 3
DPH - - -Photo Elective 3
ChooseDAH 400Art History 3
OneDVC 400Visual Culture Elective
D - - - - - Elective 3
Eighth Semester = 15 Credit Hours
EarnedCourse #Course TitleCredits
DPH 451Photo Thesis Project II3
DPH - - -Photo Elective 3
D - - 400Liberal Arts Elective 3
D - - 400Liberal Arts Elective 3
D - - - - - Elective 3

Catalog Year: 17/18
Total Credits: 126-127

Total credits: 127:   First Year Experience=1;   Foundations=18;   Major=60;   Liberal Arts=42;   General Elective=6