Photography

CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Requirements for the Certificate of Achievement (39 units)

The curriculum prepares students for work in commercial photography.  The two-year certificate program qualifies graduates to seek employment in news, portrait, fashion, and architectural photography.  Instruction is offered in camera, darkroom procedures and aesthetics.  Studies include color and black and white, architectural, product, experimental, portrait, fashion, and zone system.  Students completing the program will have developed a portfolio.

Semester I

  • Art 11A - Drawing
  • Art 1B - History of Western Art
  • Photo 21 - Elementary Photography

Semester II

  • Art 31A - Color and Composition - Two Dimensional Design
  • Photo 22A - Black & White Large Format Fine Arts Photography
  • Photo 24A - Experimental Photography

Semester III

  • Photo 23A - Color Photography
  • Photo 24B - Experimental Photography
  • Photo 122A - Black & White Portrait And Fashion Photography

Semester IV

  • Art 32A - Three Dimensional Design
  • Photo 23B - Advanced Color Photography
  • Photo 26A - Beginning Filmmaking Electronic
  • Photo 131 - Zone System of Photography

Recommended Electives

  • Art 5 - Art Fundementals
  • Art 16 – Perspective
  • Art 50A – Introduction to Advertising Graphic Design
  • Art 50B – Intermediate Advertising/Graphic Design
  • Art 50C – Advanced Advertising/Graphic Design
  • Art 104– History of American Art
  • Bus 116 - Small Business Management
  • Journ 21 - Begining Press Photography
  • Journ 21 - Advanced Press Photography
  • Photo122B - Color Portrait and Fashion Photography
  • Photo 135 - Advanced Photography
  • GRCOM 80 - Graphic Reproduction Fundamentals