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Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
Catawba Valley Community College 2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photographic Technology, A.A.S. (A30280)


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Courses required to meet graduation requirements in this curriculum are offered during daytime hours. Minimum time for completion: five semesters full-time attendance. The Associate in Applied Science degree is awarded graduates of this curriculum.

The Photographic Technology curriculum offers training in photographic techniques and their application in professional photographic disciplines. Students will receive comprehensive course work in one of the following subject areas: Photographic Technology, Biocommunications Photography, Photojournalism, Commercial Photography, or Portrait Studio Management.

Course work includes developing skills in the following areas: fundamentals of camera systems, lighting, photographic process, digital imaging, design, multimedia and business practices.

Graduates should qualify for entry-level jobs in the photographic industry. Employment opportunities exist in the following areas: commercial photography, photojournalism, biomedical photography, portrait photography, equipment sales, photographic laboratories, and imagining technologies depending upon courses offered and completed.

General Education Courses:


English/Communications:


Humanities/Fine Arts:


Natural Sciences/Mathematics:


Social/Behavioral Sciences:


Other Required Courses:


Total Credit Hours Required: 70/71


Developmental Course Requirements:


Developmental coursework (both prerequisite and corequisite) will be required of students whose placement test measures indicate a need for greater proficiency in the areas of English and/or mathematics. Please refer to the Course Description section for prerequisite and corequisite course information.

Students who elect to take MAT 143 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 152 from above:


Students who elect to take MAT 171 from above:


Suggested Program Sequence:


Total Hours: Class 11 | Lab 9 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 14


Total Hours: Class 10 | Lab 16 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 16


Summer – 1st year:


Total Hours: Class 9 | Lab 0 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 9


Fall – 2nd year:


Total Hours: Class 9 | Lab 16 | Clin/WkExp 0 | Credit 16


Total Hours: Class 8/9 | Lab 14 | Clin/WkExp 0/10 | Credit 15/16


Grand Total Hours: Class 47/48 | Lab 55 | Clin/WkExp 0/10 | Credit 70/71


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