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William Snyder

Professor
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design

585-475-2780
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William Snyder

Professor
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences
College of Art and Design

Education

BS, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-2780

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PHPJ-307
3 Credits
This course will introduce students to the principles and theories of ethics and their application to editorial photography and photojournalism for mass communications. It will establish a basic understanding of philosophical ethics, social responsibility, and professional practices within protections and responsibilities of the First Amendment. The course will also review the legal issues relating to photographic practices and access to subjects. The course will examine a wide range of case examples used in classroom discussion and analysis to build a foundation for professional practice.
PHPJ-301
3 Credits
This course is designed to help students learn the history of photojournalism and write a proposal for an independent senior project. Students will develop the research skills necessary to create a written proposal that describes, in detail, their intention and process. Students will incorporate historical photojournalism topics into their written drafts.
PHAR-599
1 - 3 Credits
Photography Independent Study will provide students with the ability to study in a specialized area with an individual faculty member. Students, with the assistance of a faculty adviser, will propose a course of study. Photography Independent Study students must obtain permission of an instructor and complete the Independent Study Permission Form to enroll.

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Snyder, William and Eddie Vedder. Join Together (With The Band). First ed. Chicago, IL: Press Syndicate Group, 2018. Print.