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Program Type: Certificate of Achievement

Division: Visual Arts and Media Studies

Program Description:
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.

Effective academic year: 2010-2011

Required Units in the Major:    33

Required Courses
  Semester I (9 units)
ART 011A - FOUNDATION DRAWING (3.0 units)
  ART 001B - HISTORY OF WESTERN ART (3.0 units)
  PHOT 021 - ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester II (9 units)
ART 031A - COLOR AND COMPOSITION--TWO DIMENSIONAL DESIGN (3.0 units)
  PHOT 023A - COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  PHOT 122A - BLACK AND WHITE PORTRAIT AND FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester III (9 units)
PHOT 023B - ADVANCED COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  PHOT 022A - BLACK AND WHITE LARGE FORMAT FINE ARTS PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  PHOT 031 - BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  Semester IV (6 units)
ART 032A - DESIGN-THREE DIMENSIONAL (3.0 units)
  PHOT 135 - ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives
  ART 005 - ART FUNDAMENTALS (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 016 - PERSPECTIVE (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 050A - INTRODUCTION TO ADVERTISING GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 050B - INTERMEDIATE ADVERTISING/GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  ART 050C - ADVANCED ADVERTISING/GRAPHIC DESIGN (3.0 units)
  &
  BUS 116 - SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (3.0 units)
  &
  JOUR 021 - BEGINNING PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  JOUR 022 - ADVANCED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 122B - COLOR PORTRAIT AND FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  GRFX 080 - GRAPHIC REPRODUCTION FUNDAMENTALS (2.0 units)
  &
  ART 104 - HISTORY OF AMERICAN ART (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 131 - ZONE SYSTEM OF PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 010 - HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 024A - EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 024B - EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY (3.0 units)
  &
  PHOT 030 - INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRONIC DARKROOM IMAGING (3.0 units)