Foundation in Photography – Occupational Skills Certificate

Top Code: 1012.00

This certificate provides students with general photographic skills required to work in a freelance capacity or as an assistant to a portrait, wedding, event, headshot, product, food, industrial, news, or fine art photographer. Skills acquired include digital photography, digital workflow, professional lighting, working with models/subjects, and large format photography. If students decide to pursue the more in depth Photography Certificate of Achievement, many of the courses from the Portrait Photography Occupational Skills Certificate will apply to the Photography Certificate of Achievement.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate thorough understanding of film and digital cameras, exposure controls, and photographic principles.
  2. Produce a portfolio of images that exhibits knowledge of natural and artificial lighting techniques, large format photography, and portraiture techniques.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

PHOT 021INTRODUCTION TO BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY3
PHOT 031BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY3
or PHOT 033 PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY
PHOT 040FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY3
Total Units9