Photo Imaging Video C.S.

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Photo Imaging Video C.S.

Department: Art

Total Credit Hours: 18 credits

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Subject Course Title Credits
Core Course Requirements (9 credits)
ART 1105 Digital Art Studio 3
ART 2810 Digital Photo I 3
ART 2199 or ART 2999 Portfolio Development or Sophomore Seminar 3
Elective Course Requirements (9 credits) Choose 3
ART 2830 Digital Photo II 3
ART 2860 Studio Lighting 3
ART 2870 Event Photography 3
ART 2170 Video Production 3
ART 2130 Digital Imaging & Illustration 3
ART 1200 2-D Design 3
ART 1205 Color Theory 3
ART 2110 Visualization & Layout 3
ART 1260 Animation & Motion Graphics 3
Any photograpy/Imaging courses
Any art course approved by ART/GDS Chair
Any CPM software courses approved by ART/GDS Chair
Total Required Hours: 18 credits

What Is Photography C.S.?

This certification program provides a way for students to upgrade existing or to learn new skills in the area of photography.

Occupational Outlook

Employment of photographers is projected to grow 3 percent from 2014 to 2024. Salaried jobs may be more difficult to find as more companies contract with freelancers rather than hire their own photographers.

Salary Outlook

In the state of Missouri, employees working in the photography field earn a mean average of $34,070 per year, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Photography Careers

Depending on job experience and additional education, graduates with a Photography Certificate of Specialization are employed in a broad range of careers including, but not limited to: photographer, medical photographer, scientific photographer, photo lab technician, photo-optics technician and photographic equipment mechanic.

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