Jul 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2024-25

Visual Communication—Commercial Photography Minor


Minor Code OR6925

Scripps College of Communication  
School of Visual Communication  
250 Schoonover Center for Communication
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.4898
www.ohio.edu/scripps-college/viscom
viscom@ohio.edu

Tim Goheen, Director
goheen@ohio.edu
Stan Alost, Graduate Director
alost@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The Commercial Photography minor provides students, particularly in related fields, with the foundational knowledge and basic technical skills to create commercial photographs rooted in communication concepts.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

This minor has selective admission requirements based on a 2.75 GPA and a portfolio review.

Change of Program Policy

This minor has selective admission requirements based on a 2.75 GPA and a portfolio review.

External Transfer Admission

This minor has selective admission requirements based on a 2.75 GPA and a portfolio review.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Completion of the Commercial Photography minor will provide students with skills to enhance their marketability and career paths. In particular, students pursuing careers in strategic communication, social media communications, marketing, graphic design, and corporate communication benefit as an increasing number of these careers require a multitude of communication skills.

Requirements

Minor Hours Requirement


The Visual Communication - Commercial Photography minor requires completion of a minimum of 15 semester hours.

Elective Course Requirement


Complete one of the following courses with a grade of 2.0 (C) or better: