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2012-13 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography Concentration, AA (Owens Code: PHOC)

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Degree Offered:

Associate of Arts

Campus Offered:


Credits Required: 71-75

Program Information:

This concentration is designed for students with an interest in photography who intend to transfer to a fouryear institution to complete a bachelor’s degree in fine art photography. The concentration provides students with a variety of fundamental courses in photography and allows them to concentrate in one of a variety of areas.

Student Learning Outcomes consist of the General Education Core Competencies .

Transfer Information:

Transfer institutions may require different courses for this transfer program. Students should tailor their Owens program as closely as possible to the requirements at their four-year school of choice. Meet with an Advisor for more information.

Required Courses

1st Semester

19-20 credits

2nd Semester

18 credits

3rd Semester

17-18 credits

4th Semester

  • PHO 202 - History & Theory of Photo - Credits: 3(Lec: 3)
  • PHO 295 - Portfolio Preparation - Credits: 1(Lab: 3)
  • PHO ____  - Photography Elective Credits: 3(Lec: 2 Lab: 3)7
  • ________ - Science Elective Credits: 3 to 5(Lec: 3 to 5 Lab: 0 to 3)6
  • ________ - Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective Credits: 3(Lec: 3)4
  • ________ - World Language Elective Credits: 4(Lec: 4)5

17-19 credits

Prerequisites, Co-requisites, and Elective Information

 Contact your Advisor for Elective recommendations. Prerequisites and co-requisites may apply.

Petition for Degree Completion

Students are eligible to become a candidate for an Associate Degree when the student has completed all necessary requirements. Students who are registering for their final semester of course work and plan to graduate must submit a petition for degree completion by accessing their Ozone account.

Visit the Owens website for petition deadline dates and fee information.  For more information regarding degree requirements and graduation refer to the Graduation Requirements Policy and Procedures.


1 Students who have taken 24 credit hours or more either at Owens Community College or another college or university can substitute an Arts and Sciences elective or SSC 110 , SSC 115 SSC 130 .  Elective choices are indicated under the Associate of Arts Concentrations: Elective Information .  

2 Select Math Elective course choice from: MTH 108 , MTH 110 , MTH 170 , MTH 173 , MTH 175 , MTH 180 , MTH 211  or MTH 213 

3 Select Speech Elective course choice from: SPE 100 , SPE 101 , SPE 102 , SPE 210 

4 Select Social and Behavioral Sciences Elective course choice indicated under the Associate of Arts Concentrations: Elective Information .  

5 Select World Language Elective course choice indicated under the Associate of Arts Concentrations: Elective Information .  Must select a two-course sequence in one language.

6 Select Science Elective course choice indicated under the Associate of Arts Concentrations: Elective Information .  Must include one course with a laboratory component.

7 The students may choose an intermediate level elective photography course from those offered, including Digital, Black and White, Color, Studio and Large Format, among others.

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