Digital Photography

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Digital Photography
Bachelor of Science
Published June 1, 2016
This program can be completed on ground, blended (plus) or online.

Student Learning Outcomes

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  • Demonstrate proficiency with professional capture formats
  • Apply advanced principles of color management
  • Utilize raster-imaging software for image manipulation and output
  • Demonstrate proficiency with motion software for webpage design
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills when speaking to a client, model or photographic team
  • Work effectively in a team environment while assisting on a photography shoot
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity
  • Define and enrich a concept using the results of a problem solving process
  • Exhibit conviction and commitment to quality in all work
  • Demonstrate lighting skills in the studio and on location
  • Use tungsten and electronic-flash equipment
  • Develop a sense of business and personal ethics
  • Determine a career track
  • Demonstrate creativity on demand
  • Use acquired skills to define personal style and vision
  • Assemble a portfolio
  • Identify and apply basic concepts of running a business
  • Explore non-traditional methods of photography and image production
  • Develop an understanding of modern critical thought and the effects of photography on society and culture
  • Author innovative concepts
  • Examine the legal concerns and challenges of professional photography
  • Create a business and marketing plan
  • Identify and adapt to current market trends
  • Execute concepts to multiple platforms

Program Courses

Core Curriculum Requirements
DMP131 Introduction to Video
DPH114 Color Management
DPH201 Digital Photographic Production
DPH204 Advanced Principles of Photography
DPH303 Digital Prepress
DPH353 Event Photography
DPH415 Advanced Portraiture Photography
GD101 Drawing and Perspective
GD102 Fundamentals of Design
GD104 Color Theory
GD113 Typography
GD114 Digital Imaging
GD123 Design Concepts
GD202 Electronic Design
GD211 Digital Illustration
GD221 Print Production
GD301 Professional Practice
GD402 Art Direction
GD411 Advanced Digital Imaging
PHG110 Principles of Photography
PHG120 Lighting
PHG130 Survey of Photography
PHG140 Large Format Photography
PHG150 Photographic Design
PHG220 Advanced Lighting
PHG230 Editorial Photography
PHG240 Photo Criticism
PHG330 Studio Photography
PHG340 Location Photography
PHG350 Portraiture Photography
PHG360 Marketing and Promotions
PHG380 Photojournalism
PHG390 Creative Concepts
PHG410 Corporate/Industrial Photography
PHG440 Architectural Photography
RS111 Business Law
RS121 Fundamentals of Marketing
RS131 Fundamentals of Advertising
RS201 Portfolio Preparation
RS333 Leadership and Organizational Development
RS402 Portfolio Presentation
RS499-A Internship

Total Required Core Curriculum Credits 126

General Education Requirement
GE110 English Composition
GE115 Critical Thinking
GE120 College Mathematics
GE130 Art History
GE140 Speech and Communication
GE150 Natural Science
GE160 Psychology
GE200 Sociology
GE201 Historical and Political Issues
GE220 World Civilization
GE250 Anthropology
GE260 Research and Technical Writing
GE280 Conversational Spanish I
GE490 General Education Capstone

Total Required General Education Credits 54

Total Credits Required for Graduation 180

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Note: The Art Institute of Indianapolis reserves the right to alter the sequencing of classes. Some courses are offered on a rotating basis. Students should consult their Academic Advisors and/or Department Chair when creating their course schedules to ensure they are following the recommended sequence. Students must meet all co/prerequisites for courses.