Photography - Level 1

This certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of photography and offers the core skills necessary as an entry-level Photography Assistant.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students will know core skills of standard shutter speeds, creative use of shutter, standard apertures and creative use of aperture.

    Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Photoshop Imagery
Basic Digital and Film Photography
Advanced Professional Photography
Fashion and Editorial Portrait Photography
Portraiture and Wedding Photography
Color Photography

Recommended Electives

The Photography faculty recommends that you complement your studies with selected elective courses listed below. You should meet with a professor of Photography to help you determine which electives would best suit your career plans.

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Laboratory Studies: Black and White Photography
History of Photography
Print Options