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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication, Photography Concentration, B.S.

Department of Electronic Media Communication 

The Photography program integrates technical competence and visual awareness. Experiences promote personal and professional growth toward careers in photography and media photography.

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

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:

JOUR 1020  / EMC 1020  / RIM 1020 

JOUR 2710 , EMC 3020 , EMC 3060 , or equivalent writing competency (grade of B or better in ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020 )

ENGL 1010  and ENGL 1020 

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

Required Courses (40 hours)

 Total hours in college not to exceed 40 hours

College Core (9 hours)

Photography Electives (7 hours)

 Choose three classes; total number of credit hours not to exceed 7 hours.

Other Requirements (80 hours)

  • Minor in liberal arts or science
  • 3 credit hours
  • At least 65 semester hours in liberal arts and sciences
  • 80 hours outside the College of Mass Communication

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: 32 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 28 Hours

Total hours in program: 120