Sep 22, 2019  
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-16 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication, Photography Concentration, B.S.


Department of Electronic Media Communication  
615-898-5628
Jonathan Trundle, program coordinator
Jonathan.Trundle@mtsu.edu

The Photography program integrates technical competence and visual awareness. Experiences promote personal and professional growth toward careers in fine arts photography, commercial photography, and photojournalism.

In addition to the core competencies outlined below, all Photography students must take a two-dimensional design course (ART 1610 ) in the Art Department.

NOTE: Students majoring in Mass Communication must earn a C (2.00) or better in each course in the college in order to graduate.

Admission to Candidacy


To be admitted to candidacy in the Photography concentration, the student must meet the following requirements:

  1. 45 hours completed before applying for candidacy
  2. Grade of C (2.00) or better in each of the following:

          EMC 1020  / RIM 1020  / JOUR 1020  

          EMC 3020 , EMC 3060 JOUR 2710  

          ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020  

  1. Minimum 2.50 GPA in PHOT 2050 , PHOT 3040 , and PHOT 3110 .
  2. Minimum overall GPA in all college coursework of 2.50.
  3. Math course satisfying General Education requirements.

Required Courses (40 hours)


NOTE: Total hours in college not to exceed 48 hours.

Photography Electives (4-12 hours)


 Choose at least 4 credit hours; total number of credit hours not to exceed 12 hours.

Other Requirements


Recommended Curriculum


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Subtotal: 30 Hours


Sophomore


Subtotal: 30-32 Hours


Junior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Senior


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Total hours in program: 120


Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Mass Communication, Photography, B.S., Academic Map