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College of Communication and Information
School of Visual Communication Design

231 Art Building
Tel: 330-672-7856 | Fax: 330-672-9714

The Photography Illustration minor offers students a basic understanding of photography as it relates to commercial use. Subjects covered include camera manipulation, composition, lighting, digital technologies, photography used as illustration, and photography as it is used in print and online publications.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

Type Course Title Credits
  VCD 14001 Visual Design Literacy 3
    28000 Photography 3
    28002 Photography II 3
    28004 Photographic Perspectives 3
    34004 Visual Ethics 3
    38003 Photo Technology 3

Requirement to declare minor: Minimum 2.000 cumulative Kent State University GPA; or, if a first semester freshman or transfer student admitted in good standing, no established Kent State University GPA is needed.

Minimum 2.250 GPA in the minor required for graduation.