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Department: Graphic Design
Total Credit Hours: 18 credits
Photography C.S. recipients may enter the photography field.
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.
Employment of photographers is projected to grow 4 percent from 2012 to 2022. Salaried jobs may be more difficult to find as more companies contract with freelancers rather than hire their own photographers.
In the state of Missouri, employees working in the photography field earn a mean average of $38,350 per year, depending on education, experience and employer.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
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.
SCC Institutional Requirements
- Complete specific program requirements as listed below.
- Complete a minimum of 15 credit hours or the certificate requirements whichever is less at SCC.
- Earn a 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
|General Education Requirements (0 credits)|
|Core Course Requirements (18 credits)|
|ART 1105||Digital Art Studio||3|
|ART 2800||Black & White Photo I||3|
|ART 2810||Digital Photo I||3|
|ART 2860||Studio Lighting||3|
|ART 2870||Event Photography||3|
|ART 2170||Video Production||3|
|Total Required Hours: 18 credits|