Effective 1 June 2024 through 31 May 2025

Please see the Undergraduate Catalog Archives for PDF versions of past catalogs.

18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the School of Communications/Media Arts Department. It is available at the St. Louis main campus and at the Geneva campus.

For information on the general requirements for a minor, see Minor under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

Students may have a major and a minor within the same department in the School of Communications; they may not major and minor within the same subject matter area.

Program Description

The minor in Photography and Visual Storytelling is designed to give students from all academic disciplines within the university an opportunity to explore the basic principles, theory and practice of photography. 

Learning Outcomes

Successful graduates of this program will be able to demonstrate:

  • Fundamental understanding of the principles of photography.
  • Fundamental application of visual storytelling concepts and techniques.

Required Courses

  • PHOT 1000 Fundamentals of Photography¬† (3 hours)
  • EPMD 1040 Visual Storytelling (3 hours)
  • Additional credit hours of PHOT or EPMD courses (12 hours)


See the Admission section of this catalog for general admission requirements. Students interested in applying must submit their application online at Transcripts should be sent from your institution electronically to If this service is not available, send transcripts to:

Office of Admission
Webster University
470 E. Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119