IDT Photographic Media Minor

The Photographic Media minor prepares students to capture and use digital and traditional images for distribution in commercial photographic applications for governmental institutions, education, business, and industry.

Camera controls, lighting, visual design and digital /analog image processing principles will be applied in individual student projects and portfolios.

Required Core Courses & Directed Electives:

Core Courses…………………12 s.h.
IDT 240, 340, 406, 408idt_web_design_minor

Directed Electives…………….9 s.h.
Select 9 sh. from the following courses:
IDT 200, 205, 221, 230, 250, 310,
345, 351, 360, 440, 445

Required Core Descriptions:

IDT 240 Photography (3)
Introductory experiences in producing black and white photographs as well as color slides. Emphasizes the practical application of photography as a communication medium.

IDT 340 Advanced Photography (3)
Advanced camera handling and darkroom techniques. Students will use a variety of film and photographic techniques leading to the production of a portfolio of photographs ready for presentation or display.
Prerequisite: IDT 240

IDT 406 Advanced Topics in Photography (3)
Advanced camera and darkroom controls for processing and printing both black and white and color.
Prerequisite: IDT 240

IDT 408 Large Format Photography (3)
Introduction to the large format view camera and its controls. Studio, and location lighting will be used with a variety of different subjects and props in both black and white and color.
Prerequisite: IDT 240