This program is designed to provide graduates with sufficient training to qualify for entry-level positions including commercial and portrait studio assistant, technical sales representative, retail sales clerk, management trainee, freelance photographer, and digital processing technician. Completion of the program will also be beneficial to those planning to major in such areas as communications, public relations, graphic design, fine arts or journalism. Working professionals seeking to upgrade current skills as well as those interested in personal enrichment will also find this program to be beneficial.
Students in the Photography Program must participate in several different service learning projects such as: Help Portrait, Non-Profit project, and Internship.
The average experience level of the instructors 20 years. Most of the instructors spent at least 20 years behind the camera before they began teaching at Mott. Two instructors ran their own photography business for more than 20 years. One was a journalist for 30 years, one was a military photographer, one has extensive aerial photography experience and still another has photographed automobiles for major publications.
Recommended Math Pathway: MATH-115
Writing Requirements: ENGL-101
|Course Number||Course Name||Credit Hours||Contact Hours|
|PHOT-190||Intro to Digital Imaging||3||3|
|ENGL- 101||English Composition I||3||3|
|Foundations in Mathematics II |
|PHOT-182||Intro to Light and Color||4||4|
|PHOT-183||Intro to Commercial Studio||4||4|
|PHOT-186||Careers In Photography||3||3|
|ENGL-102||English Composition II||3||3|
|Spring / Summer|
|MAET-100||Intro to Media Production||4||6|
|General Psychology |
|PHOT-192||Advanced Digital Imaging||3||3|
|PHOT-215||Alternative Processes in Photography||3||3|
|Fundamentals of Public Speaking|
Communication in the Workplace
|ART.-146||Typography and Type Design||3||6|
|PHOT-210||Advanced Studio Lighting||4||4|
MCC Photography & Cosmetology students and instructors take part in the national movement
Video shot and produced by Christi Jones MAET and Photography Student