To earn an Associate in Science Degree with a major in Photography, students complete 31.5 specified units and complete General Education Degree Requirements for a minimum of 60 units. This program is designed for students to acquire the skills necessary to enter the very competitive profession of photography. Instruction is provided in both black and white and color photography, analog and digital technologies, along with mastery of the latest equipment.
In addition to General Education degree requirements, complete the following:
|REQUIRED CORE: Complete the following courses|
|PHOT M10||Beginning Photography||3|
|PHOT M20||Intermediate Photography||3|
|PHOT M30A||Advanced Photography I||3|
|PHOT M40||History of Photography||3|
|PHTC M31A||Studio Lighting I||3|
|PHTC M33/GR M27||Image Editing||3|
|PHTC M35||Introduction to Photojournalism||3|
|PHTC M50||Laboratory Practice in Photography I||1.5|
|PHTC M37||Professional Practices for Photographers||3|
|LIST A: Select and complete two courses from the following list||6|
|ART M20||Two-Dimensional Design||3|
|ART M110||Gallery Practice/Portfolio||3|
|ARTH M150||History of Western Art: Modern through Contemporary||3|
|FTMA M130||Beginning Single Camera Production||3|
|Total Major Units 31.5|
|Total Required Major Units: 31.5|
|MC General Education Pattern: 28|
Double-Counted Units: 3
Electives to meet 60 associate degree units: 3.5
|Total Required for the AS Degree: 60|
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- create photographic works utilizing appropriate compositional considerations.
- demonstrate competent skills in camera operation, film and digital printing.
- evaluate photographs with the same critical skills that are applied to literature and science.
- research and discuss past and present works, recognize and analyze the history and social role of photography.