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    Middle Tennessee State University
   
 
  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
2017-18 Undergraduate Catalog

Mass Communication, Photography Concentration, B.S.


Department of Media Arts  
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 commercial photography, creative photography, and photojournalism.

NOTE: Students 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.

Academic Map


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

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

Degree Requirements


General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements (shown in curricular listings below) include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences.

Major Requirements (43 hours)


College Core (9 hours)


Photography Electives (4-12 hours)

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

Auxiliary Major Requirement (3 hours)


Minor (15-18 hours)


Electives (15-18 hours)


Total hours in program: 120


Recommended Curriculum: Mass Communication, Photography


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