2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Aug 22, 2019  
2018-2019 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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Photography, AA



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The Photography Associate in Arts Degree is designed to develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career. Students are encouraged to see a counselor for assistance in developing an educational plan that will identify the lower division major preparation and general education coursework that corresponds to the intended major and specific transfer institution. Students should consult www.ASSIST.org for current course articulation in their major.Career opportunities for photographers include Advertising Photographer, Aerial and Underwater Photographer, Art Documentation Photographer, Corporate Photographer, Commercial Photographer - Architectural, Commercial Photographer - Portrait, Commercial Photographer - Product, Commercial Printing and Reproduction, Darkroom Lab Technician and/or Manager, Digital Imaging Technician, Digital Photographic Illustrator, Documentary and Editorial Photographer, Fashion Photographer, Film-Set Photographer, Fine Art Photographer, Fine Art Printing Assistant, Forensic Photographer, Free-lance Photographer, Graphic Artist, Laboratory Manager, Nature Photographer, Photo Editor, Manager for Fine Art or Commercial Photography Studio, Photographic Assistant, Photographic Retoucher, Photojournalist, Professional Photo-Lab Custom Printer, Photographic Sales, Sports Photographer, Stock Photographer, Studio and Wedding Photography, Theater Production Photographer, Wedding and Event Photographer.

Students are encouraged to see a counselor for assistance in developing an educational plan that will identify the lower division major preparation and general education coursework that corresponds to the intended major and specific transfer institution. Students should consult www.assist.org for current course articulation in their major.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Students demonstrate the ability to apply concepts and aesthetics to create and evaluate photographic images.
  2. Students demonstrate skills in digital technologies. Including using a digital camera, properly preparing files to print, and creating a final portfolio.
  3. Students demonstrate the ability to use the traditional tools of photography. Including developing film, printing photographs, and critiquing photographs.
  4. Students develop a strong base of knowledge and skills that will serve as a foundation for further study and/or pursuit of a career.

General Education


Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major or area of emphasis to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of both major/area of emphasis and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives


Complete 3 units selected from:

Minimum Major Units Required: 23


Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60


For more information:


Contact the Arts and Communication Division

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