Photography (Communication Emphasis)
Minor in Photography
The digital photography revolution has provided multiple opportunities for people and businesses to use photographic work in a variety of ways. The explosion of Web technology has fed this further. With everyone demanding more visual information, the need for professional photographers and videographers has grown. The student wanting to gain special skills in photography and film should consider adding the Photography minor to his or her program of study.
The Photography minor with a communication emphasis requires 22 credit hours. Courses in all types of photography, film, and video help provide a balanced approach to the medium. Students will learn darkroom printing, digital formats, camera operation, and artistic approaches to visual information and communication. The Photography minor can be added to any major. Students receive many opportunities for hands-on training using a variety of DSLR and film cameras.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Film Photography and Printing||The advanced features of 35mm SLR cameras. Creative compositional techniques in addition to creation of complex photographic effects. Medium format printing using the darkroom.|
|Digital Photography||Continuation of modern photographic techniques using digital cameras and imaging software. Advanced techniques and features of the digital-SLR camera. Digital photos are imported into Photoshop for correction, enhancement, and effects. Various methods for processing and printing digital photos.|
|Large-format Photography||Use of large format film cameras. Professional photographic techniques in addition to creation of complex photographic effects. Work on large format printing using the darkroom.|
|Photojournalism||Techniques of photography for newspapers, magazines, and the Web.|
|Electronic Cinematography||Intermediate course in dramatic film production and digital film technologies. Emphasizes motion photography, directing, film editing, digital video camera techniques, and digital non-linear editing.|
Evangel University's world-class faculty is made up of caring, Christian professionals who are distinguished in their fields and dedicated to the development of tomorrow's Christian leaders.
Lane Simmons graduated from Evangel University in 1996 with a degree in Communication Studies. After working for nine years as a freelance photographer, he was invited back to Evangel in 2005 to coordinate the photography program and teach in the field he loves the most. Simmons, who also has a Master of Organizational Leadership (’11) […] read more
Dr. Cameron Pace has been working in media for more than 30 years and has taught most of the electronic media courses that Evangel has offered at some point in his 22-year career as an Evangel professor. He serves as the faculty adviser for ECTV and EU Films, and he is the faculty supervisor of […] read more
NOTE: A minor is a secondary field of interest that is meant to complement your academic major. While your major is chosen for your intended career choice, your minor may be something you pursue for your personal interest or to augment your major.
No special requirements for this program.
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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