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2021-2022 NOVA Catalog 
    
2021-2022 NOVA 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 professional photography and imaging. Students will learn to solve a wide range of visual problems with imagination and originality through the study of technique, history, theory, and aesthetics.

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: 61-62 credits


Approved humanity/fine Arts Electives: ART 102 ART 106 ART 150 ART 250 , or division approval for other humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives 

Approved PHT electives: PHT 103 PHT 131 PHT 206 PHT 211 PHT 222 PHT 231 PHT 235 PHT 247 PHT 249 PHT 265 PHT 271 PHT 274 

Approved ART electives: ART 115 ART 116 ,  ART 121 ART 122 ART 130 ART 131 ART 140 ART 153 , or division approval for other ART courses. 

See physical and life science courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives . Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives, select any non-ART course. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

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