The Minor in Photographic Studies

Students should carefully select from lower-division courses which may be prerequisites for intended upper-division electives.

Course Requirements for the Minor: 24 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

3 courses required:

ARTH 102 Art History Survey 3.0 FS *
ARTH 484 History of Photography 3.0 FS
ARTS 122 2D Design 3.0 FS

1 course selected from:

APCG 112 Digital Photography 3.0 FS
ARTS 240 Introduction to Fine Art Photography 3.0 FS
CDES 206 Introduction to Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
JOUR 353 Photojournalism 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: JOUR 260 for majors; no prerequisite for non-majors.

1 course selected from:

ARTS 340 Intermediate Fine Art Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Introductory photography course on the college level, or faculty permission.
CDES 396 Intermediate Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 206 (with a grade of C or higher).
JOUR 453 Advanced Photojournalism 3.0 SP
Prerequisites: ARTS 240 or APCG 112 or CDES 206 or JOUR 353.

6 units selected from:

ARTS 440 Advanced Fine Art Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 340, JOUR 453, or faculty permission.
CDES 496 Applied Photography and Digital Imaging 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 396 with a grade of C or higher or faculty permission.

3 units selected from:

APCG 110 Computer-Assisted Art I 3.0 FS *
APCG 240 2-D Digital Animation 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: APCG 110.
APCG 330 3-D Computer Modeling 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: APCG 110.
APCG 340 Computer Animation 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: APCG 330.
APCG 420 Digital Lighting and Texturing 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: APCG 330.
ARTH 341 The Avant-Garde in the Twentieth Century: The Visual Arts 3.0 FS
ARTH 441 International Art: Contemporary 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTH 101 and ARTH 102 for Art majors.
ARTH 482 Film as Visual Art 3.0 FS
ARTS 250 Introduction to Digital Media 3.0 FS
ARTS 341 Fine Art Digital Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 340 or ARTS 350 or permission of instructor.
ARTS 342 Fine Art Color Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 340 or permission of instructor.
ARTS 343 Fine Art Non-Silver Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 340 or permission of instructor.
ARTS 350 Intermediate Electronic Arts 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 123, ARTS 126, ARTS 250; or faculty permission.
ARTS 441 Advanced Fine Art Digital Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 341.
ARTS 442 Advanced Fine Art Color Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 342.
ARTS 443 Advanced Fine Art Non-Silver Photography 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 343.
ARTS 450 Advanced Electronic Arts 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: ARTS 350 or faculty permission.
CDES 214 Computer Graphics 3.0 FS
CDES 314 Introduction to Multimedia Design and Development 3.0 FA
Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy, faculty permission.
CDES 331 History of Graphic Design 3.0 SP
CDES 342 Documentary Film 3.0 FS
CDES 344 American Cinema 3.0 FS
CDES 492 Pictorial Organization 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 396 with a grade of C- or higher or faculty permission.
CDES 497 Specialized Photographic Techniques 1.0 FS
Prerequisites: CDES 396 with grade of C or higher or faculty permission.