College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Progression Plans are for planning purposes
only; see the catalog for official details.

Photography, Bachelor of Science

4YR Progression Plan-Classic

Campus Availability

  • Flagstaff

Year 1

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. COM101 Communication Analysis 3
Description: Integrated study of the analysis of verbal and visual messages. Emphasizes commonalities and differences across communication subdisciplines. Letter grade only.
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Winter 2018 Spring 2019
2. PHO100 Introduction To Photography 3
Description: Fundamentals of photographic communication and workflow. Emphasizes exposure and composition in studio and on location. Digital camera required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
3. ENG105 Critical Read/Writng In Univ 4 ENG105 Notes
Description: Writing skills for completing university coursework. Fulfills the liberal studies requirement for English composition. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: (English Placement score >= 30, or high school core GPA >= 3.0) or Corequisite: ENG 107
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
Notes: Strongly recommended to take ENG Foundation in first semester to avoid delaying degree progress.
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 1
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. COM200 Basic Communication Theory 3
Description: Introduces the nature, elements, concepts, and processes of communication in its many settings; examines vocabulary and research methods used in the study of communication. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: ENG 105 or HON 190 with grade of C or better or English Placement Test Results (PLACE 60+)
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Winter 2018 Spring 2019
2. PHO101 Theory & Psych Of Photography 3
Description: Origins of photographic processes, scientific and technological innovations, and the evolution of social, cultural, and psychological uses of photography. Letter grade only.
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
3. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
CST111 Fdmtls Of Public Speaking 3
Description: Development of basic skills for creation and delivery of oral messages in public and in small groups. Emphasizes organization and reasoning. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
-Option B-
CST151 Interpersonal Communication 3
Description: Analysis of communication concepts, processes, and practices in interpersonal contexts, including development of self-concept, other-awareness, culture-awareness, and situational-management of interactions and relationships. Letter grade only.
Requirement Designation: Social and Political Worlds
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
4. MAT114 Quantitative Reasoning 3
Description: Contemporary quantitative methods, especially descriptive statistics, elementary probability, examples of statistical inference, linear and exponential models of growth and decay, and applicable discrete models. Fulfills liberal studies foundation requirement. Letter grade only.
Prerequisite: (MAT 100 with a grade of P taken Fall 2013 or later) or (MAT 102X with a grade of C or better) or Math Placement Test Results (MTHPLACE 30+; ALEKS 30+; PLACE 43+) or International Exchange Student Group
Requirement Designation: Foundation Requirement
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
5. LIBSTLAB Liberal Studies (LAB) Course 4

Year 2

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. PHO200 Intermediate Photography 3
Description: Advancing exposure and workflow techniques. Emphasizes manipulation of light and motion. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 100
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. PHO300 Advanced Photography 3
Description: Advanced exposure and image manipulation techniques. Emphasizes compositing raw format images. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 200
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. PHOELECTIVE See Catalog or Advisor 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3

Year 3

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. PHO400 Adv Photography Workflow 3
Description: Advanced image manipulation and printing techniques. Emphasizes third party plugins and delivery for exhibition and publication. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2019
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
PHO305 Nature Photography 3
Description: Photography of landscapes and wildlife using natural light and lighting systems. Digital-SLR with deducated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
-Option B-
PHO302 Studio Product Photography 3
Description: Photography of products in studio using lighting systems. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
3. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
4. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
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Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. PHO409 Business Of Photogrphy 3
Description: Introduction to branding, marketing, copyright law, entrepreneurial practices, financial management, forms, contracts, and other practical matters related to the business of photography. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. JLWRCOURSE Jr Level Writing Requirement 3
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
3. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
PHO306 Loctn Black White Photograph 3
Description: Monochromatic photography on-location using natural light and lighting systems. Emphasizes landscapes, architecture, and street photography. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2019
-Option B-
PHO303 Studio Black And White Photo 3
Description: In this course students will use film cameras and the darkroom to construct black and white images in stuidio lighting environments. Adjustable camera required. Lab-studio arranged. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Corequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2019
4. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
PHO304 Studio Portraiture 3
Description: Photography of human subjects in studio using natural light and lighting systems. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Corequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2019
-Option B-
PHO307 Location Portraiture 3
Description: Photography of human subjects on location using natural light and lighting systems. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2019
5. LIBSTCOURSE Liberal Studies Course 3

Year 4

Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
PHO405 Adventure Photography 3
Description: Photography of travel, extreme sports and daring feats using natural light and lighting systems. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
-Option B-
PHO402 Experimental Photography 3
Description: Alternative photographic techniques using traditional silver halide processing and non-silver alternative processes, digital processes including cyanotypes, van dyke prints, and gum bichromate prints. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Corequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
PHO403 Conceptual Photography 3
Description: Photography aimed at illustrating an idea and producing a strategic emotional response of the viewer. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 101 and PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
-Option B-
PHO406 Scientific Photography 3
Description: Photography of subjects that are too small, too far, too fast, and too difficult to see with the naked eye, using natural light and lighting systems. Emphasizes aesthetics of time lapse, aerial, high-speed, forensic, micrography and astrophotography. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash and a wide aperture lens (minimum f2.8) required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
3. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
Course # Course Description Units Notes
1. PHO410C Portfolio Development Seminar 3
Description: Individual portfolio work in studio or field photography for entry into the professional field. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 310W, Photography (BS) and Senior status
Requirement Designation: Senior Capstone
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018 Spring 2019
2. Choose one of the options below:
-Option A-
PHO404 Food And Decor Photography 3
Description: Photography of food and decor for strategic use in advertisements, packaging, menus and cookbooks using natural light and lighting systems. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Spring 2019
-Option B-
PHO407 Event Photography 3
Description: Photography of social functions using natural light and lighting systems. Emphasizes weddings, concerts and sports. Digital-SLR with dedicated flash required. Letter grade only. Course fee required.
Prerequisite: PHO 300
Grade Required: Grade of "C" or better
Currently Scheduled: Fall 2018
3. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
4. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3
5. GECOURSE General Elective Course 3

University Requirements Specified by Major

University requirements includes 35 units of liberal studies and 6 units of diversity coursework. The courses listed below are required for the major, but may also be used to satisfy liberal studies and/or diversity. Know that if a course is used to satisfy more than one requirement it is only counted once in the cumulative totals. The sections that are blank can be satisfied with any course from the approved list of liberal studies or diversity.
Foundation Requirements:English (FNRQ:ENG) (4 units) ENG 105 (4)
Foundation Requirements:Math (FNRQ:MAT) (3 units) MAT 114 (3)
Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry (AHI) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Social and Political Worlds (SPW) (6 units) CST 111 (3)
Cultural Understanding (CU) (6 units) Student Choice (6)
Science/Applied Science (SAS/LAB) (7 units) Student Choice (7)
Liberal Studies Elective (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:U.S. Ethnic (DIV:ETHN) (3 units) Student Choice (3)
Diversity:Global (DIV:GLBL) (3 units) Student Choice (3)

Program Information


CONTACT INFORMATION
 
Office of Academic Services and Advising
School of Communication Building #16, Room 370
PHONE: 928-523-8055  FAX: 928-523-8056
EMAIL: sbs.advisor@nau.edu
 
WEB Page: http://www.nau.edu/sbs/advising

General Information

Progression Plans are intended to provide a general road map related to the sequencing of courses.
 
For a full description of degree requirements, review the Academic Catalog.  To determine what requirements you may have already met through transfer credits, AP/IB courses, or test credits review your Academic Requirements, advisement report.
 
Some courses may have prerequisites and/or require appropriate placement scores in Mathematics and English.  If you do not have the appropriate placement or prerequisite courses, you may have to take more courses than are presented on the Progression Plan.
 
Not all classes are offered every term so use caution when changing the sequencing of courses.
 
For further clarification, refer to the catalog (link provided at the top of this page) or speak with an academic advisor.