Academic Catalog

Visual & Performing Arts

Digital Photography Certificate of Specialization

These certificates offer specific training either for entry-level positions or to augment related programs such as Web Development or Graphic Design. They are designed to demonstrate a relatively narrow expertise or skill area that may be used to attain a graphic design “niche” job.

Students who complete the requirements below qualify for a certificate in that area of emphasis. An official request must be filed with the Admissions and Records Office prior to the deadline as stated in the Academic Calendar.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Clarify design objectives and then apply design principles and production techniques to develop effective photographic images using industry standard equipment and software.

Certificate Requirements

GD-126Adobe Photoshop Digital Imaging3
GD-130Professional Business Practices3
GD-210Professional Digital Photography I3
GD-211Professional Digital Photography II3
GD-212Professional Digital Photography III3
Total Units15