Intermediate Photojournalism Course 2019 schedule and prerequisites

Course: DINFOS-IPC

Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD

 

Class Schedule FY: 2019

 

Class

Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type

010

07 Jan 2019

08 Jan 2019

07 Mar 2019

Resident

020

12 Mar 2019

13 Mar 2019

09 May 2019

Resident

030

12 May 2019

13 May 2019

17 Jul 2019

Resident

040

22 Jul 2019

23 Jul 2019

18 Sep 2019

Resident

050

22 Sep 2019

23 Sep 2019

21 Nov 2019

Resident

 

Course Description


The course educates photographers and journalists in established communication theories and provides training in current best practices of photojournalism, so that graduates will be effective multi-platform communicators for their commands. Areas of instruction include visual and written communication theory, writing and photography interrelationships, news and feature writing, design principles, and intermediate photographic equipment and techniques to include electronic imaging, desktop publishing, digital cameras, image transmission, and archiving.

 

Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-IPC

 

Verifiable Prerequisites

There are no Prerequisites in the Verifiable Prerequisites section. See other sections.

 

Prerequisite Courses

The Student must satisfy any one of the following Prerequisite Course Solution Sets:

Students must: have graduated from course:

DINFOS-BPAS-W               

Or        DINFOS-BSP                       

Or        DINFOS-BMCSC-USN      

Or        DINFOS-PAOQC                

Or        DINFOS-PAQC                   

Or        DINFOS-BPASC                 

Or        DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-R

Or        DINFOS-BPJC-USAF


Text Prerequisites

 

1. Journalists:

·         USMC - E-4 through E-7

·         USCG - E-4 through E-6

·         Civilian - Employees of DoD or other federal agencies; GS-5 and above; Series 1035 or 1082

For all services listed above: Minimum of one-year graduation of the Defense Information School's Basic Journalist Course, AFIS-BJC, DINFOS BPAS-W, DINFOS-BPASC, DINFOS-BPASC-ADL-NR/R, or PARC (for guardsmen and reservists) or a minimum of 15 hours credit for college level coursework in related or comparable areas.

 

2. Photographers:

·         USMC - E-3 and above (CL of 110)

·         Civilian - Employees of DoD or other federal agencies; GS-5 and above; Series 1060.

For all services listed above: Minimum of one-year graduation from a Service school photography course, AFIS-BSP, or DINFOS-BSP, or have a minimum of 15 hours credit for college level coursework in related or comparable areas.

3. USA:

·         Journalists - CMF46: E-4 - E-6 MOS 46Q; minimum of one-year graduation from DINFOS-BPAS-W, DINFOS-BPASC, or DINFOS-BPASCADL-R

·         Photographers - CMF25: E-4 and above (GT of 110 - WK, AD and NO of 163)

4. USAF: E-4 through E-6 (E-7 Reserve or Guard may attend); students must possess a fully qualified 5-level journeyman AFSC 3NOX5; DINFOS BSP and DINFOS BPJC-USAF.

5. USN: E-4 through E-6, Mass Communication Specialists (MC); minimum of one-year experience in the fleet

6. International Students: Due to the extensive amount of writing required for the course, international students must have a solid understanding of English language usage, grammar and syntax. Students must score an 85 on the English Comprehension Level (ECL) Test and be able to type. These requirements cannot be waived.

·         Journalists: Graduate of AFIS-BJC, DINFOS-BPAS-W, DINFOS-BPASC, AFIS-PAOC, DINFOS-PAOQC or DINFOS PAQC, or a minimum of 15 hours credit for college journalism coursework. Student must have a minimum of one year of experience on a newspaper staff and be able to type 20 words per minute.

 

·         Photographers: Graduate of a Service school photography course, AFIS-BSP or DINFOS-BSP, or a minimum of 15 hours credit for college level coursework in related or comparable areas. Student must have a minimum of one year of photography experience in support of a newspaper staff/publication and be able to type 20 words per minute.