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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Honours Bachelor of Photography

Master the practice of professional photography.

Degree Completion

Faculty: Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design

Program Code: PBAPP

Duration: 3 years (6 semesters)

Designation: Honours Bachelor's Degree

Campus: Trafalgar Road

Start Date: September

Program Information

The Honours Bachelor of Photography – Degree Completion program is designed for graduates of qualifying two-year Ontario photography diploma programs who are looking to further their education and develop the additional skills and knowledge required to graduate with an Honours Bachelor of Photography.

The Degree Completion program consists of 6 academic semesters, and a 14-week industry work placement (not required for students with documented, equivalent industry experience). Degree Completion students will be required to take 114 credits to complete the degree.

Admission Requirements

Completion of an Ontario College Diploma in:

  • Digital Photography and Imaging (MTCU Code 51830) or
  • Photography (MTCU Code 51831)
  • Ontario College Graduate Certificate in Photography (MTCU Code 71831)

The individual must have completed the program no earlier than 2005 and graduated with a GPA of 2.4 or better.

There is no portfolio requirement for applicants to the Honours Bachelor of Photography – Degree Completion program.

Core Courses

CODE TITLE CREDITS
VDES 10229 Photography Basic Design 1 3
VDES 10587 Photographic Literacy 1: Design 3
VDES 15142 Introduction to Media Photography 3
VDES 37545 Digital Imaging 3: Photo Montage 3
VDES 13314 Conceptual Process 1: Photographic Expression 3
VDES 28081 Photographic Literacy 2: Representation 3
VDES 34998 Studio Practice 3: Product 3
VDES 21044 Illustrative portraiture 1: Practice 3
HIST 17545 History of Photography 3
VDES 23314 Conceptual Process 2: Photographic Communication 3
VDES19402 Interactive Design 3
VDES 47198 Studio Practice 4: Advertising 3
VDES 33921 Illustrative Portraiture 2: Fashion and Corporate 3
VDES 19999 Location Photography 1: Outdoors 3
HIST 24857 History of Advertising Photography 3
VDES 23921 Interactive Design 2 3
VDES 46048 Studio Practice 5: Fashion 3
BUSM 19798 Photography Professional Business Practices 1 3
VDES 23199 Location Photography 2: Interiors 3
VDES 11044 Photographic Theory 3
VDES 10799 Photographic Narrative 1 3
VDES 44444 Photographic Studies 1 3
BUSM 20146 Photography Professional Business Practices 2 3
VDES 11632 Moving Image 1 3
VDES 26859 Photographic Narrative 2 3
VDES 43431 Photographic Studies 2 3
VDES 40123 Photography Portfolio Project 3
VDES 27370 Moving Image 2 3

Mandatory Breadth

CODE TITLE CREDITS
ENGL 17889GD Composition and Rhetoric (Breadth) 3

Breadth Courses

CODE TITLE CREDITS
9 Breadth Electives 27

Work Placement

CODE TITLE CREDITS
COWT 10023 Cooperative Education Internship Forum – Degree
Note: This course takes place for 7 weeks, 2 hours a week
0
COWT 18888 Internship (Degree Programs) – 14 weeks 0

Note: Courses subject to change.