Equipment I recommend.
I would encourage you to sign up for the B&H Student plan. It will get you great discounts on all sorts of things photography related. Here is the link to get started. : B and H Photo Education sign up. These links are for Student Prices.
Here is a class list of equipment I recommend. B and H photo class list for Photo 1050
Durys in Nashville is also a great place to get pre-owned cameras and lenses. Check out durys.com