The photography curriculum is intended to prepare students for careers in photography-industrial, commercial, portrait, lab technician-and management of photographic services. The curriculum provides a balanced aesthetic and technical foundation for entry into the professional field or for further study. Completion of the curriculum requirements leads to the award of the AAS in photography.
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 fine art applications while also demonstrating a technical and aesthetic understanding of historical film and print photography.
Consciously employ complex aesthetic strategies in visual problem solving methodologies that 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 of commercial and/or fine art photographs for the purpose of designing and implementing a career 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, or graphic design.