The Photography Associate in Arts Degree will prepare students to work in the field of photography in such areas as phot journalism, commercial photography, studio portrait photography, crime-scene photography, architectural photography, medical photography, video production, motion pictures, graphic arts, commercial arts, and fine art photography. The degree also prepares students for transfer to a four year university to continue their studies towards earning B.A. in photography.
Program Learning Outcomes: The student will explain the fundamentals of manual camera operation, including the evaluation of light and exposure; identify and apply strategies for good composition in the taking of a photography and in the making of a print; photographically illustrate an idea or concept; develop and print a high quality black and white photography; create a high quality photograph that illustrates experimentation and exploration in the use of color; recognize the best lighting situation for the desired outcome and the style of image to be used; identify, set up, and correctly use appropriate and professional studio lighting for portraits, still lifes, and advertising illustrations; produce a professional portfolio of photographs that have the technical quality and artistic vision necessary for entry level work in photography.
|Core courses - 18 units required|
|ART P114 - Modern Art History||3 units|
|CGRA P110 - Renaissance to Contemporary Art History||3 units|
|PHOT P101 - Introduction to Photography||3 units|
|PHOT P102 - Intermediate to Photography||3 units|
|PHOT P103 - Advanced Photography||3 units|
|PHOT P125 - Studio Photography||3 units|
|Electives - 3 units required|
|ART P106 - 2-D Design||3 units|
|CGRA P112 - Digital Imaging||3 units|
|PHOT P104 - Color Photography||3 units|
In addition to completing the major requirements, students must also complete one general education pattern:
Electives as needed to complete the 60 minimum units to complete the degree.
Effective Fall 2013