Photographic &Imaging Program

Articulation Agreement Between

Texas A & M University-Commerce
Department of Art-Photography Program

Dallas County Community College District
Photographic/Imaging Degree Emphasis Program

This agreement confirms the transferability of courses of the Dallas County Community College District Associate in Arts, Photographic/Imaging Degree Emphasis Program currently taught at Richland College into the Bachelor of Arts or Science in Photography Degree Program at Texas A&M University -Commerce.This agreement becomes effective upon the date of receipt of thesignatures requested below, and shall remain effective until terminatedvia execution of a written request by either party with one year notice.

Dr. Keith D. McFarland
President and Chief Executive Officer
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Robert Aguero
Vice Chancellor for Educational Affairs Dallas County Community College District

Dr. Kay Coughenour, Interim Head
Department of Art
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Mr. Wayne Loucas
Head of Photographic/Imaging
Richland College

Texas A&M University Course Number DCCCD College Course Number
Communications (9 hours)
Eng 101 College Reading and Writing ENGL 1301 Composition I
Eng 102 Written Argument and Research ENGL 1302 Composition II
Spch 111 Fundamental of Speech or SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication or
Spch 245 Business and Professional Speaking SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication
Spch 245 Business and Professional Speaking SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication
Mathematics (3 hours)
Math 141 College Algebra or MATH 1314 or 1414 College Algebra or
Math 175 Mathematics for Business Application MATH 1324 Mathematics for Business & Economics I
Natural Sciences (8 hours)
2 course of lab sciences chosen from the following:
BSc 101 Plant Biology BIOL 1406 General Biology I
BSc 102 Animal Biology BIOL 1407 General Biology II
BSc 106 Human Biology: Man & Environment BIOL 1408 Biological Sciences
BSc 107 Human Biology: Structure/Function BIOL 1409 Biological Sciences
BSc 251 Human Anatomy Physiology BIOL 2401 Anatomy Physiology I
BSc 252 Human Anatomy Physiology BIOL 2402 Anatomy Physiology II
Chem 107 Survey General Chemistry CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I
Chem 108 Survey Organic/Bio Chemistry CHEM 1407 Introductory Chemistry II
Chem 111 General & Quantitative Chemistry CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
Chem 112 General & Quantitative Chemistry CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II
Esci 100 The Planet Earth GEOL 1401 Earth Science
Esci 101 Geology and Man GEOL 1403 Physical Geology
IS 151 Integrated Science No transferable equivalent
IS 151 Integrated Science No transferable equivalent
Phys 111 College Physics PHYS 1405 Concepts of Physics
Phys 112 College Physics PHYS 1407 Concepts of Physics
Phys 161 Astronomy PHYS 1412 General Intro Astronomy
Phys 211 Mechanics and Heat PHYS 2425 General Physics
Phys 212 Magnetism and Electricity PHYS 2426 General Physics
Humanities (3 hours)
1 course chosen from the following:
Eng 201 Introduction to Literature ENGL 2326 American Literature
Eng 202 Multi-Ethnic American Literature ENGL 2327 American Literature
Eng 203 Literature of the Western World ENGL 2331 World Literature
Hist 261 World Civilization to 600 HIST 2321 World Civilizations
Hist 262 World Civilization 600 to 1660 No transferable equivalent
Hist 263 World Civilization since 1660 HIST 2322 World Civilizations
Jour 114 Mass Communication in Society JOUR 1307 Introduction to Mass Communications
Phil 231 Introduction to Philosophy PHIL 1301 Introduction to Philosophy
Phil 331 History of Philosophy I No transferable equivalent
Phil 332 History of Philosophy II No transferable equivalent
Phil 360 General Ethics PHIL 2306 Ethics (Non Advanced Credit)
PHIL 2306 Ethics No transferable equivalent
Phil 362 Aesthetics No transferable equivalent
PSci 410 European Political Theory I No transferable equivalent
PSci 411 European Political Theory II No transferable equivalent
PSci 412 European Political Theory III No transferable equivalent
Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)
Art 200 History of Art I Arts 1303 Survey of Art History
Social Behavior Sciences (15 hours)
3 semester hours chosen from the following courses:
Anth 114 World Cultures ANTH 2351 Cultural Anthropology
Eco 231 Principles of Macroeconomics ECON 2301 Principles of Economics I
Eco 232 Principles of Microeconomics ECON 2302 Principles of Economics II
Phil 251 Logic PHIL 2303 Logic
Psy 130 Psychology of Adjustment No transferable equivalent
Psy 131 Intro Psychology PSYC 2301 Intro Psychology
Psy 232 Human Sexuality PSYC 2306 Human Sexuality
Soc 111 Intro Sociology SOCI 1301 Intro Sociology
Soc 112 Social Problems SOCI 1306 Social Problems
12 semester hours:
Hist 121 American Heritage Hist 1301 History of the United States
Hist 122 American Heritage Hist 1302 History of the United States
PSci 220 United States Government GOVT 2302 American Government
PSci 221 Texas and the Federal System GOVT 2301 American Government
Physical Education (2 hours)
Two 1 hour activity courses or Kine 200 Concepts of Lifetime Wellness PHED 1164 and another Activity course chosen from PHED 110-1150
Institutional Designation (3 hours)
UniversityDesignated Upper Division Course chosen from: Anth 450, ART 307,BSc/Spc 320, BSc 455, Chem 306, 406, 407, Esci 425, Eng 388, 486, 487,488, Hist 488, Phil 488, Psci 488, Geog 415, IET 409, Jour 445, Mus436, 497, Mus 461, 462, Psci 461, 462, OAdm 444, Psy 310, 311, 443, Soc350, The 450 Non-transferable (COSC 1300,Computer Literacy, the Institutional Designated Core Curriculum Optionfrom Richland College will be used as a required support course in theBachelor Degree Program)*
Texas A&M Commerce Core Curriculum
3 semester hours completed at Texas A&M University-Commerce
43 semester hours completed at Richland College
Support Courses
Art 111 Two Dimensional Design (4 semester hours) Art 1311 2D Design (3 semester hours)
Non-Photography Elective
Csci 126 Intro to Computers
*Institutional Designated Core Curriculum
Option COSC 1300 Computer Literacy
Major Courses
Pho 111 Basic Photography I (4 semester hours) Pho 112 Basic Photography II (4 semester hours) Phot 1318Photography I & Photojournalism (3 sem hours) Phot 1319Photography II & Photojournalism (3 sem hours) Phot 2325 Intro to Digital Imaging (3 sem hours)
Pho 250 Digital Manipulation (4 semester hours) Phot 2326 Advance Digital Imaging (3 sem hours)

Students who complete the recommended core support and major courseslisted above at Richland College or other DCCCD Colleges and meet othergraduation requirements stipulated by Richland College will be awardedthe Associate in Science with 61 total credit hours. The 61 credithours in the Associate Degree Program will transfer to Texas A&MUniversity-Commerce and be fully applicable toward the Bachelor ofScience in Photography. The minimum number of hours required forgraduation in the Bachelor's degree program is 130 hours. The studentseeking the Bachelor of Arts degree must meet the requirementsspecified for the Bachelor of Science Degree. In addition, the studentmust complete at least 12 semester hours in one foreign language, orcomplete six semester hours above the elementary courses if two unitsof high school credit in the language have been submitted as a part ofthe regular university admission requirements, or complete threesemester hours if he presents three or four high school units. Noadvanced credit will be awarded for courses completed at a juniorcollege or community. A student must complete at least 36 semesterhours at the advanced level, 24 of which must be completed through A&M Commerce. A minimum of 60 hours must be completed throughinstruction provided by Texas A&M University-Commerce or anothersenior level institution. For degree completion at least 25% of creditsemester hours must be earned through instruction provided byA&M-Commerce.

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