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  Dec 16, 2017
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography Master Certificate

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This certificate curriculum is intended to prepare students for careers in photography-industrial, commercial, portrait, lab technician-and management of photographic services. It provides a balanced aesthetic and technical foundation for entry into the professional field or for further study.

Program Requirements

All students should consult an advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 32

Choice of electives must be approved by a photography adviser.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Utilize current digital imaging technology to produce photographic images for use in commercial or academic applications.
  • Use and/or understand traditional photographic applications that include film and print processes.
  • Utilize a wide variety of lighting applications for use in studio, architectural, fine art, and varied commercial environments.
  • Pursue academic research that involves complex evaluations of photographic ideas and applications for commercial and/or fine art purposes.
  • Consciously employ complex aesthetic strategies as applications in visual problem-solving methodologies.
  • Fully design and implement a business development strategy appropriate to the student's desired field of expertise in photography.
  • Create and implement complex production strategies that require interdisciplinary applications of image production. These interdisciplinary applications with photography may include television production, web design, computer graphics, or gaming.

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