The imaging systems minor offers students an introduction to the business and technology of photographic imaging services. Courses cover digital imaging capture systems, professional practices, output technologies, color management, and imaging workflows. The minor provides the foundation students need to pursue opportunities in business management, photo-lab operations, technical support, digital imaging technology, and sales for photography and imaging manufacturers.
Notes about this minor:
- This minor is closed to students majoring in photographic sciences who have chosen the imaging and photographic technology option.
- Posting of the minor on the student's academic transcript requires a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the minor.
|IMSM-302||Color Management Technology|
|Choose two of the following:|
|IMPT-312||High Speed Photography|
|IMPT-307||Survey Non-Conventional Imaging Systems|
|MAAT-256||Principles of Printing|
|PHFA-361||Retouch and Restore|
|PHFA-362||The Fine Print Workflow|
|PHPS-316||Scanning Electron Microscopy|
|PHPS-306||Historic Photographic Processes|
|PHPS-332||Digital Imaging Processing|
Quarter Curriculum - For Reference Only
Effective fall 2013, RIT converted its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. The following content has been made available as reference only. Currently matriculated students who began their academic programs in quarters should consult their academic adviser for guidance and course selection.
The minor in applied imaging systems further develops experiences in the business and technology of photographic imaging, primarily as it relates to image output and lab operations. The courses in this minor include investigations of various components found in imaging, the technologies that are used and the practices found in imaging systems that range from the capture of images up through and not limited in output. The topics include but are not limited to digital capture systems and professional practices, output technologies, color management, and imaging workflows.
2076-411 Imaging Systems
2076-412 Color Management for Photographers
2076-413 Imaging Workflows
Electives—Choose at least two of the following:
2061-361 Web Design Using Photography
2076-491 Digital Imaging Processing
2082-317 Website Design for Graphic Media
2082-337 Digital Asset Management
2082-401 Digital Print Processes
2083-368 Image Retouching and Restoration
* Equivalent courses may be substituted in lieu of these courses with the permission of the minor adviser.