Photography - Level II (Certificate T0349)

Arts Division
Certificate T0349

This multi-level certificate program is designed to prepare students for employment in the field of photography. This Photography Level II certificate offers additional expertise for students to develop specific skills needed for employment in photography, art, cinema/animation, communications, industrial arts, graphics, and journalism.

Required Courses

Course Prefix Course Name Units
Completion of the Photography - Level I coursework21
PLUS
Completion of the Photography - Level II coursework13
Total Units34
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Photography - Level I Coursework
PHOT 9Digital Image Editing for Photographers3
PHOT 10Basic Digital and Film Photography3
PHOT 11AIntermediate Photography3
PHOT 11BDigital Capture Workflow3
PHOT 14Commercial Lighting3
PHOT 20Color Photography3
Choose one from the following:3
Photographic Alternatives
Fashion and Editorial Portrait Photography
Portraiture and Wedding Photography
Total Units21
Course Prefix Course Name Units
Photography - Level II Coursework
Choose one from the following:1
Laboratory Studies: Beginning Black and White Photography
Laboratory Studies: Advanced Black and White Photography
Laboratory Studies: Studio Photography
Laboratory Studies: Computer Applications in Photography
PLUS
PHOT 17Photocommunication3
or PHOT 30 Advertising Photography
PHOT 24Advanced Digital Image Editing for Photographers3
or PHOT 26 Video for Photographers
PHOT 28Photography Portfolio Development3
PHOT 29Studio Business Practices for Commercial Artists3
Total Units13

Recommended Electives

Course Prefix Course Name Units
AHIS 1Introduction to the Visual Arts and Art History3
or ARTB 1 Introduction to the Visual Arts and Art History
PHOT 15History of Photography3

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Program Learning Outcomes

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Guided Pathways of Study

When students can identify a career goal early on in their educational journey, they are more likely to complete on time and succeed. Consistent guidance and a clear outline of the required courses help support students decisions in choosing the right program for them. Explore below to find the programs that most interest you.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
PHOT 9 Digital Image Editing for Photographers 3 3
PHOT 10 Basic Digital and Film Photography 3 3
 Units6
Winter Term 1
PHOT 11A Intermediate Photography 3 3
 Units3
Spring Term 1
PHOT 11B Digital Capture Workflow 3 3
PHOT 20 Color Photography 3 3
PHOT 14 Commercial Lighting 3 3
 Units9
Fall Term 2
Certificate: Photography, L I N0631 1  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units0
Spring Term 2
PHOT 28 Photography Portfolio Development 3 3
PHOT 29 Studio Business Practices for Commercial Artists 3 3
Certificate: Photography, L I T0349 9  
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records  
 Units6
 Total Units24
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