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2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog 
2014-15 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Mass Communication, Photography Concentration, B.S.

Department of Electronic Media Communication  
Jonathan Trundle, program coordinator

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: Mass Communication majors 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:

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)

NOTE: Total hours in college not to exceed 48 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.

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


Subtotal: 30-32 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours


Subtotal: 30 Hours

Total hours in program: 120