Photography

Photography

As a graduate of the Photography concentration of study, you will have acquired the skills to use photography in a wide variety of personal and career situations. The photography program gives you the opportunity to take a number of courses including:

  • black and white
  • digital
  • color
  • image manipulation
  • photojournalism
  • portraiture
  • commercial

Our courses emphasize the development of technical skills, a personal visual style, creativity, and the ability to respond critically to work.

An A.S. degree in photography is a doorway to a career in commercial, editorial or artistic photography.

Photography (Associate in Science Degree)

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A major of 34 units is required for the associate in science degree. Required core courses (19 units):
ART/GRPH 108 Design 1 on the Computer 3 units
  or  
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
PHTO 110 Basic Photography 3 units
FILM 110 Introduction to Motion Picture and Video Production 4 units
GRPH 110 Introduction Graphic Design 3 units
MMAC 101 Introduction to Multimedia Processes 2 units
MMAC 102 Introduction to Multimedia Lab 1 units
PHTO 170 Digital Photography 2 units
PHTO 171 Digital Photography Lab 1 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 9 units selected from the following:  
PHTO 120 Materials and Processes 2 units
PHTO 121 Materials and Processes & Lab 1 units
PHOTO 130 Advanced Black and White Photography 2 units
PHTO 131 Advanced Black and White Photography Lab 1 units
PHTO 140 Introduction to Color Photography 2 units
PHTO 141 Introduction to Color Photography Lab 1 units
PHTO 150 Introduction to Commercial Photography 2 units
PHTO 179 Workshops in Photography .5-3 units
PHTO 189 Independent Projects in Photography 1-3 units
     
  Plus a minimum of 6 units selected from the following:  
ART 101 Art Appreciation 3 units
ART 104 Art History Survey 3 units
ART 106 Art of the 20th Century 3 units
ART 107 Computer Fine Art 3 units
ART 110 Design 1 3 units
FILM 101 Film as Art and Communication 3 units
FILM 102 Hollywood and the American Film 3 units
FILM 111 Intermediate Motion Picture and Video Production 4 units
GRPH 111 Electronic Imagery Lab 1 units
GRPH 112 Basic Electronic Imagery 3 units

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