Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
  
2022-2023 Catalog

Professional Photography Certificate


Award: Certificate

Degree Code: PPHC

Number of Credits: 24

Program Description

This certificate prepares student for initial employment in photography. Job titles include, commercial photographer, portrait photographer, industrial photographer, and photojournalist. The certificate program courses can be used in satisfying degree requirements

Program Electives


Select 8 Credits from the following:

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Interpret contemporary theory and forms and the contextualization of photography within the larger world of the arts
  • Critically analyze and evaluate examples of photographic art
  • Execute efficient lighting techniques for both natural and constructed scenes on location or in a studio setting
  • Utilize industry standard equipment, techniques, and workflows specific to the practice of photography
  • Develop a branding identity package and a professional photography portfolio that showcases technical skills and individual vision