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2019-2020 NOVA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography and Media, A.A.S.

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CIP Code: 50.0605
NOVA Code: 5020

Offered through AL

Purpose: The curriculum is designed to prepare students for diverse career options within the field of photography and digital imaging. Coursework will stress both technical and aesthetic elements, enabling students to solve a wide range of visual problems with imagination and originality.

Recommended Preparation: Proficiency in high school English, basic computer skills, and satisfactory aptitude in visual art.

Equipment and Supplies: Photography students are required to purchase certain basic equipment and materials necessary to achieve professionally oriented objectives. Most of the equipment is purchased in the first photography class and can be used throughout the two-year program.

Two Years

Total credits for the A.A.S. Degree in Photography and Media: 63-64 credits

1 The PED requirement may be met by one of the following options: PED 116 , 2 cr.; PED 116 , 1 cr. plus a PED activities course, 1 cr.; or PED 116 , 1 cr. plus RPK activities course. PED 116  is offered as both a 1-credit and a 2-credit course.

See biology, chemistry, ENV 121 -ENV 122 , physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives . Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives .

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