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Photographic Imaging (CTPHOI)

Certificate

Description

This program prepares students for entry-level positions in the photographic industry and is a steppingstone to the Associate Degree in Photographic Technology. Foundation areas of study include: basic camera operation and composition skills; film and digital exposure and processing methods; studio lighting; and printing and presentation techniques.

Students should choose the appropriate faculty for academic advising based on their last name: Terry Abrams (A-G), Jennifer Baker (H-O), Donald Werthmann (P-Z).

Contact Information

Division
Business/Computer Technologies
Department
Digital Media Arts Dept
Advisors
Terry Abrams, Jennifer Baker, Donald Werthmann

Requirements

Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
PHO 110 Introduction to the Darkroom 1
PHO 111 Photography I 4
PHO 117 Introduction to the Studio 4
PHO 127 Digital Photo Imaging I 4
PHO 228 Digital Photo Imaging II 4
PHO 122 or Darkroom Techniques
PHO 129 Black and White Digital Imaging 4
Total 21
Total Credits Required
21

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