Aug 17, 2018  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog

Media and Entertainment, Photography Concentration, B.S.


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  

          VFP 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

Media and Entertainment, 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: 15 Hours


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Sophomore Fall


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Sophomore Spring


Subtotal: 14-16 Hours


Junior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


  • PHOT 4040 - Color Photo Communication II 3 credit hours
  • Social/Behavioral Science or elective 3 credit hours
  • Humanities and/or Fine Arts 3 credit hours
  • Minor course or elective 3 credit hours
  • Minor course 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Senior Spring


  • Electives 12 credit hours
  • PHOT elective 3 credit hours

Subtotal: 15 Hours