Oct 16, 2021  
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Photography, Transfer Pathway

Offered at Main Campus

Students who intend to complete an Associate of Arts degree at Indian Hills and transfer to a four-year institution and major in photography should consult with an Indian Hills Academic Advisor and the four-year institution to determine specific requirements for the major they intend to pursue.  Students who complete the Photography Transfer Pathway will receive an Associate of Arts degree.

This Photography Transfer Pathway provides an excellent foundation for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to earn a baccalaureate degree in fine arts/photography or for persons seeking employment in a studio or  photography businesses.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize and discuss changes in the development of cameras and imaging techniques.
  2. Demonstrate correct photographic composition in a variety of settings.
  3. Compare and contrast digital composition and traditional darkroom techniques.
  4. Demonstrate working knowledge of current technology advances.

Career Possibilities

Career options include but are not limited to employment as assistants in the field of portrait, commercial, computer imaging, or photojournalism. Students can elect to open their own business. Students may elect to continue their education toward a bachelor’s degree.

Preparation for IHCC

Prospective students should have a strong background in general education. Students should also have a strong background in visual arts.

Recommended Courses

Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the program at the college to which they plan to transfer and to work with an IHCC academic counselor to plan a program which meets these requirements.

Program Total: 64 Credits

Term I

Total: 11 Credits

Term II

Total: 11 Credits

Term III

Total: 12 Credits

Term IV

Total: 9 Credits

Term V

Total: 10 Credits

Term VI

Total: 11 Credits

Recommended Courses
ART 113          Graphic Design
ART 114          Graphic Design II
BUS 130          Introduction to Entrepreneurship
MKT 110          Principles of Marketing

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