Jul 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 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