2016-2017 Catalog 
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Humanities Program, Photography Option, A.A.

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This option should be selected by the student who wishes to transfer with a major in photography. Theoretical and applied photography courses coupled with liberal arts prepare the student to transfer and prepare for employment as photographic artists, photo-journalists, photo-illustrators, photo lab technicians, commercial or medical photographers.

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a mastery of basic and intermediate photographic principles and techniques
  • Evaluate photographic images based on technical and artistic quality
  • Think critically about the documentary, aesthetic, and metaphoric potential of the photographic medium
  • Explain the history and impact of photography on society and the arts
  • Distinguish between photographers of historic and artistic significance
  • Demonstrate the ability to utilize the photographic medium as a means of communication and personal expression


General Education - 45-48 credits

As described in General Education .

Career Studies - 12 credits:

Career Studies - 3 credits from among the following:

(6 credits if PHTY 105 is used to fulfill a General Education  requirement.)

Elective - 0-3 credits

Total credits required for degree: 60


* It is recommended that students take PHTY 105 to fulfill a General Education  requirement in the Humanities  knowledge area. Students choosing this option will need to take six credits from career studies as noted above.

Program Code for registration: HUPHT

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Suggested Sequence - Humanities Program A.A. Degree Photography Option

The following sequence is an example of how this degree can be completed in two years. This sequence is based on satisfaction of all Foundational Studies requirements and prerequisites and presumes a Fall Term start date. An individual’s program may vary depending on transfer institution, career objectives, or individual needs. See a counselor for other options and to monitor your progress.

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 2 - Spring Term

Total credits: 15-16

Semester 3 - Fall Term

Total credits: 16-17

Semester 4 - Spring Term

Total credits: 12-15

Sequence Notes:

(1) A minimum of 12 credits are required from the Mathematics , Sciences  or Technological Competency  knowledge areas.

(2) One course is required from the Cultural & Global Awareness  knowledge area. Students may meet the requirement while simultaneously fulfilling the General Education  requirement for another knowledge area.

Transfer Information

For-additional information on transfer visit the Transfer Resources website at https://www.brookdalecc.edu/transfer-resources/ and University Partnerships.

Degree Audit Information

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