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School of Art and Design

Applications accepted for fall only.       NYSED: 30267      HEGIS 1011

The major in Photography and the Digital Image provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop their abilities as freelance photographers, and to prepare them for a variety of positions within the photography industry and related fields.

Semester 5Credits
MAJOR AREAPH 341 - Digital Craft and the Exhibition3
PH 351 - Professional Approach to Photojournalism2
PH 371 - Retouching/Prepress Solutions for Photographers2
RELATED AREACD 373 - The Convergence of Type and Image2
DE 302 - Photographic Exhibition Design2
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Other World Civilizations* G93
HA 343 - History of Photography3
Semester 6
MAJOR AREAPH 342 - Advanced Project in Style and Media3
PH 361 - Logistics of Location Photography2
PH 372 - Digital Media Technology I2
RELATED AREAAP 351 - Experiencing Style2
CG 251 - Digital Editing for Film and Video2
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see American History* G103
EN 323 - Specialized Writing and Thesis Preparation3
Semester 7
MAJOR AREAPH 451 - Multimedia Concepts3
PH 471 - Digital Media Technology II2
PH 491 - Research for Senior Design Project2
RELATED AREAAC 362 - Video Studio Production3
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Foreign Language* G83
Semester 8
MAJOR AREAPH 461 - Multimedia Portfolio3
PH 492 - Senior Design Project2
IC 498 - Senior Internship D: Career Planning4
RELATED AREAAC 462 - Video Field Production3
ELECTIVEchoice - General Elective1.5
GENERAL EDUCATION/ART HISTORYchoice - see Foreign Language*3
 Total Credits: 63.5

*Fall 2014 Requirements: See below.

FIT's Gen Ed courses are organized along the following categories: G1 Basic Communication; G2 Mathematics; G3 Natural Sciences; G4 Social Sciences; G5 Western Civilization; G6 The Arts; G7 Humanities; G8 Foreign Language; G9 Other World Civilizations; G10 American History. 

American History: 3 credits
CHOICE of one of the following non-HA courses: EN 271 or 272, or LA 221 or 392 (any one of these meets G10).

Foreign Language: 6 credits
Two semesters of the same foreign language, one of which must meet G8.

Other World Civilizations: 3 credits
CHOICE of HA 121, 221, 223, 224, 225, or 226 (any one of these meets G9).

NOTE: PH 311 may be substituted for PH 351 in fifth semester.