Photographic Technology - Certificate

The Photographic Technology certificate is designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the job market in a broad range of industries.

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Total Credits Required for Certificate: 28

Prefix Title Credits
ART 101GOrientation in Art3
ART 161Digital Imaging I3
ART 272Digital Imaging II3
CMT 115Digital Photography and Imaging I3
CMT 216Digital Photography and Imaging II3
COLL 101College/Life Success1
ENGL 111GRhetoric and Composition4
OEPT 100Photographics I3
OEPT 120Photo Finishing and Presentation2
OEPT 155Portraiture3
Total Credits28

Camera Requirements

A digital SLR camera of at least 10 mpx and a 35mm SLR film camera with manual controls are required for this certificate. Other miscellaneous accessories and materials are required. A list is available from the photography instructor upon request.

A Suggested Plan of Study - Photographic Technology Certificate

Additional classes may be needed based on placement test results and course prerequisites. Visit with an advisor for help with creating a customized plan.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
ART 161 Digital Imaging I 3
CMT 115 Digital Photography and Imaging I 3
COLL 101 College/Life Success 1
ART 101G Orientation in Art 3
ART 272 Digital Imaging II 3
OEPT 100 Photographics I 3
Second Year
CMT 216 Digital Photography and Imaging II 3
OEPT 155 Portraiture 3
ENGL 111G Rhetoric and Composition 4
OEPT 120 Photo Finishing and Presentation 2
 Total Credits28