Photography studies at SFCC include digital, black and white film, and alternative processes as well as conceptual and expressive approaches to using photography as a means of communication. Students develop an understanding of historical, cultural, and aesthetic perspectives in photography in addition to learning how to critically analyze an image.
Students should select all courses in consultation with an academic adviser.
This certificate nests with the Associate in Arts in Photography.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Work competently with a variety of photographic equipment and techniques.
- Compose, light, stage, capture, modify and print exhibition quality photographs.
- Describe contemporary and historical perspectives in photography.
- Analyze photographs for expressive and conceptual content, including composition, meaning, subtext and aesthetic style.
- Prepare a portfolio appropriate for application to a four-year institution.
CORE REQUIREMENTS: (15 HRS. MIN.)
ARTS 296 Arts and Design Portfolio (3)
PHOT 111 Digital Photography I (3)
PHOT 120 Black and White Film Photography I (3)
PHOT 130 Non-Silver Photography I (3)
PHOT 210 Digital Photography II (3)
RELATED REQUIREMENTS: (3 HRS. MIN.)
MART 180 Photoshop I (3)
APPROVED ELECTIVES: (9 HRS. MIN.)
Any PHOT class
NOTE: See First-Year Student Success Course Requirement on Page 8.
TOTAL 27 CREDITS MIN.