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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Photography


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Program Design

The Photography Certificate program provides new and returning students with the knowledge and skills to compete for entry-level positions in the diverse field of photography and/or the opportunity to add photography skills to related expertise in graphic design, journalism, communication or public relations. This program is designed for students who want to enter the photography job market for the first time, or combine photography skills with related expertise in graphic design, journalism, communication or public relations. Courses in the Photography Certificate program help students build a working portfolio and can also be applied toward completing the MCC Photography Option Visual Fine Art Associate Degree.

Learning Outcomes


  1. Demonstrate an understanding of terminology, concepts, techniques and equipment relating to a broad range of photographic processes and procedures.
  2. Make informed and meaningful compositional/aesthetic decisions, with an emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, project parameters and deadlines.
  3. Be able to use industry standard hardware and software to produce work suitable for a variety of entry-level positions in a very competitive field.

Required Courses


Total Credits Required: 18


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