2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Dec 01, 2022  
2016-2017 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography Diploma

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Program Description

The photography program prepares students for employment in the diverse and growing field of photography. The photography program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce academic and occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The broad curriculum features concentrations in foundations in camera operation, design and technology, studio lighting, multimedia/video production, portrait and commercial photography, portfolio development, and digital imaging - including: workflow, digital technician, retouching and digital printing. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of commercial photography. Graduates of the program receive a photography diploma which qualifies them as photographers with a specialization in portraiture photography, or commercial photography. The diploma program includes photography courses and diploma-level general education courses. This program is only offered full-time, during the day. (Program Length: 6 Semesters Minimum)

Note: Some courses in this program may be subject to a livework/supply reimbursement charge.

Employment Opportunities

Photographer’s assistant, freelance photographer, photojournalist, commercial photographer, portrait photographer, digital print finisher, photo technician, digital imaging artist


Essential General Education Courses (8 Credits)

Total Hours: 57

Suggested First Semester classes:

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