Degree Code: STPC
Number of Credits: 40
This certificate prepares students for initial employment in photography, digital imaging, and video production. Job titles include: commercial photographer, portrait photographer, industrial photographer, photojournalist, videographer, digital imager, and photography lab manager. Employment responsibilities in these areas include; photographing, digital imaging, and videography.
The certificate program courses can be used in satisfying degree requirements.
|Course Number||Course Title||Credits|
|VCP 101||Photography I||4|
|VCP 111||Studio Photography I||4|
|VCP 116||Digital Imaging I||2|
|VCP 117||Digital Imaging II||2|
|VCP 118||Digital Imaging III||4|
|VCP 119||Digital Imaging IV||4|
|VCP 210||Video Production I||4|
|VCP 211||Studio Photography II||4|
|VCP 212||Video Production II||4|
|VCP 222||Photojournalism I||4|
VCP 279 or
Professional Portfolio Production or
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of industry standard equipment, techniques, technologies specific to the practice of studio photography.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the historical, political and social context in which photographic images are created and viewed.
- Critically analyze and evaluate examples of photographic art .
- Demonstrate the ability to create a professional portfolio of studio photography images.