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Program Contacts

Instructional Specialist Michelle Peters (928) 776-2035
Dean Craig Ralston (928) 776-2311

Quick Facts


About the Photography Certificate

The Photography certificate focuses on proficiency in analog and digital photography skills, basic design skills, and marketing skills to prepare students for entry-level employment in the various photography fields.

Students will develop technical competencies in analog and digital photographic processes.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Photography Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

 

  1. Articulate and use compositional elements of the photographic image. (ART 112, ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 258)
  2. Identify properties of light and their visual impact. (ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 258)
  3. Construct lighting set-ups for various commercial and fine art applications. (ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 258)
  4. Edit images for output in the traditional and digital darkroom. (ART 137, ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 230, ART 237, ART 258)
  5. Work independently or as a team to successfully complete photographic projects. (ART 137, ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 230, ART 237, ART 296)
  6. Articulate and apply industry standard business practices. (ART 232, BSA 231)
  7. Develop creative solutions to visual problems. (ART 112, ART 130, ART 137, ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 230, ART 232, ART 237, ART 258, ART 296)
  8. Identify, analyze, synthesize and communicate design principles. (ART 112, ART 137, ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 230, ART 232. ART 237, ART 258, ART 296)
  9. Identify and articulate traditional and non-traditional art examples and how those examples affect popular visual literacy. (ART 112, ART 137, ART 150, ART 151, ART 154, ART 156, ART 157, ART 230, ART 232, ART 237, ART 258, ART 296)
 

Program-Specific Requirements

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