Liberal Arts and Science: Photography Option

In today’s visual culture it is important to understand visual communication. The famous photographer Laszlo Moholy–Nagy said in 1934, “The illiterate of the future will be the person ignorant of the use of the camera as well as the pen.” The program emphasizes learning how to communicate ideas visually as well as learning the technical aspects of the medium. The program provides: all phases of camera operation; basic black and white darkroom techniques; studio experience; and experience with current digital imaging technology. The facilities include: a well-equipped darkroom with 18 enlargers that are able to print up to 4X5 negatives; a fully-equipped studio with both hot lights and flash equipment; medium format and large format cameras for student use. We also have a digital photography lab that includes the latest computers, image editing software, scanners and printers.   Apply & Register Program Details

In today’s visual culture it is important to understand visual communication. The famous photographer Laszlo Moholy–Nagy said in 1934, “The illiterate of the future will be the person ignorant of the use of the camera as well as the pen.” The program emphasizes learning how to communicate ideas visually as well as learning the technical aspects of the medium. The program provides: all phases of camera operation; basic black and white darkroom techniques; studio experience; and experience with current digital imaging technology. The facilities include: a well-equipped darkroom with 18 enlargers that are able to print up to 4X5 negatives; a fully-equipped studio with both hot lights and flash equipment; medium format and large format cameras for student use. We also have a digital photography lab that includes the latest computers, image editing software, scanners and printers.

 


Area of Interest:
Arts
Degree/Certificate:
Associate in Arts
Code Course Credits
First Year / First Semester
ENG-101 English Composition I 3
HIS-111 Western Civilization I or  
HIS-101 World Civilization I 3
ART-166 Two Dimensional Design — AFA Majors 3
PHO-101 Photography I 3
...-... Technology General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
ENG-102 English Composition II 3
HIS-112 Western Civilization II or
HIS-102 World Civilization II or
HIS-103 World Civilization III 3
PHO-102 Photography II 3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 3
HPE.... Health & Exercise Science Elective 1
    16
Code Course Credits
Second Year / First Semester
PHO-221 Studio Photography 3
SPE-102 Public Speaking 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective 3
...-... Language General Education Elective1 4
...-... Diversity General Education Elective 3
    15
Second Semester
PHO-226 Digital Photography 3
MTH.... Mathematics General Education Elective or
...-... Science General Education Elective or
...-... Technology General Education Elective 3/4
...-... Laboratory Science General Education Elective 2 4
...-... Humanities General Education Elective
(Not a History or Language course)
3
...-... Social Science General Education Elective 3
    16/17
  Total Minimum Credits 62
1 Students must take six credits of one language. See Course Descriptions for requisites on placement.
2 Chemistry of Art Materials (CHM-150) is recommended for Photography majors.

Program Goals

  • To provide students with a foundation in general education.
  • To ensure transferability of course work to four-year colleges and universities.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the end of the program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Synthesize the fundamental concepts of photography.
  2. Produce high quality photographic prints.
  3. Create a cohesive visual statement.
  4. Critically evaluate photographs.

Employment Opportunities

  • Artist
  • Advertising photographer
  • Commercial photographer
  • Photojournalist
  • Photo lab technician

Transfer Opportunities

Students in this program transfer to many institutions including our premier partner:

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Contact Person

Professor Gregory Brellochs, Coordinator
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4251
email: gbrellochs@camdencc.edu

Professor Fred Herr
(856) 227-7200, ext. 4389
email: fherr@camdencc.edu

Additional information

CIP Code

24.0101

Program Code

PHO.AA