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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
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Digital Photography Certificate

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The Certificate in Digital Photography provides learners with the essential camera, lighting, and post-production skills needed to begin a photographic career.


The Certificate in Digital Photography is an 18 Credit Hour certificate designed to prepare photographers with fundamental skills and knowledge in photographic theory, technique, and storytelling. Certificate course topics will include an exploration of the photography market, camera operation, studio lighting, product photography, portraiture, digital image management, and post-processing techniques.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Students apply knowledge to photograph, archive, and process photographic work with industry-standard techniques and procedures.
  • Students evaluate and understand photographic works through critiques.
  • Students create portfolios of work that convey concepts and narratives.
  • Students analyze the photography markets and submarkets within.

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