Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
4/1/2016College of Southern Maryland
Proposal
AASPhotography5/31/2016Approved7/14/2016
Photography Program Description
The College of Southern Maryland has submitted a proposal to offer a new 60-credit hourAssociate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) in Photography.  The proposed program will prepare students for a career path that integrates the disciplines of the photographic arts and digital technology.  The graduate will be prepared to perform a variety of technical photographic functions including working with both digital and film cameras; understand contemporary studio lighting techniques; ability to edit and output images with current software and traditional materials; manage images with an appropriate workflow; and maintain photographic equipment in a professional manner.  Graduates will receive a strong foundation in the formal elements of design, as well as an understanding of the history of image making in the visual arts.