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2017-2018 Archived Catalog 
2017-2018 Archived Catalog

Photography, A.A.S.

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Associate in Applied Science
Fine Arts & Social Science

Program Code: PHOT2

Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005

Phone: (810) 762-0332

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.

Group Total: Credits 22 / 23 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 22 / 29-32 Contact Hours

Recommended Elective Courses

  • Program does not specify Recommended Elective Courses for degree completion Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

Group Total: Credits 0 / 0 Contact Hours

General Education Requirements (minimum of 18 credits required)

Social Science (3 credits)

  • Complete any 100 level or higher Social Science course Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours

Mathematics (3-4 credits)

  • Test out by placing into MATH 130  or higher on the MCC Placement Test or Complete a 100 level Mathematics course with a minimum grade of 2.0. Credits 3-4 / 3-4 Contact Hours

Additional General Education Credits to Fulfill General Education Requirements

  • Complete any 100 level or higher Humanities, Social Science, Mathematics, or Natural Science course

Group Total: Credits 18 / 18 Contact Hours

Computer Competency Requirement

Beginning 2016, demonstration of computer competency is a degree requirement at Mott Community College

Computer competency can be demonstrated by one of two ways:

NOTE: Some programs require taking COMG-153; for these programs, the Test-Out option is not available. For those programs that do not require COMG-153, the competency test-out option is available and can be taken in the Academic Testing Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Mott Library.

Program Total: Credits 63-64 / 69-73 Contact Hours


  1. All course and degree requirements must be met
  2. 15 credits minimum must be earned at MCC
  3. Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0

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