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Iceland: A Photographic Expedition

Taught by: Dr. Sabrina Habib, Visual Communications, School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Jeff Williams, Advertising Chair, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 

Dates: June 2 - 14, 2021

Cost: $2,600 (does not include roundtrip airfare, tuition, international insurance, or study abroad application fee)

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The class:

This is a 3-credit hour SCHC course that fulfills your Honors Beyond the Classroom or Honors humanities requirement or Honors elective. 

Students will gain an understanding of using mobile photography and video for travel and storytelling grounded in digital communications strategy. Additionally, the course will address current and upcoming trends. While abroad, students will have an immersive experience and the ethical responsibility to portray their subjects with dignity. Students will be taught to disseminate their experiences digitally while abroad using social media. The course will focus on composition and critical thinking rather than technical skills, students will be encouraged to use smartphones as their cameras.

Note: No prior experience with photography is required to be successful in the course.

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.