Photography Video Production

Arts Division

Certificate L0413
This certificate integrates still photography and video capture, for the student that is interested in the field of photography coupled with video production. It is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as both a photographer and videographer. The goals of this certificate are to prepare students to combine still and video to produce quality imagery by working collaboratively using digital camera still and video capture, lighting, composition, storytelling, audio, and image editing and output techniques to produce visuals that effectively communicate ideas or narratives for commercial, editorial, or fine art purposes.

Required Courses 

PHOT 9Digital Image Editing for Photographers3
or ARTC 100 Graphic Design I
PHOT 10Basic Digital and Film Photography3
PHOT 11AIntermediate Photography3
PHOT 14Commercial Lighting3
PHOT 26Video for Photographers3
R-TV 22Editing for Film and Television3
R-TV 29Introduction to Audio Production for Film and Television3
Choose one elective from the following:3
Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects
Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects
Photocommunication
Advertising Photography
Media Aesthetics
Total Units24
Recommended Electives 
PHOT 28Photography Portfolio Development3
or ARTC 290 Portfolio
or ANIM 148 Demo Reel
PHOT 29Studio Business Practices for Commercial Artists3
or R-TV 15 Broadcast Law and Business Practices

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Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Produce quality imagery.
  • Understand visual communication
  • Understand business practices
  • Work as a collaborator 
  • Discuss and critique imagery
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