GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PHOTOGRAPHY

This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level skills to work within the entertainment, magazine or printer industry as a professional assistant, staff commercial photographer, digital retoucher, or lab technician. Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in black and white processing/printing, proficiency in medium and large format black and white photography, proficiency in available light photography, studio strobe lighting, and proficiency in digital photography work flows and color. Students will be able to produce a cohesive photographic project that is conceptually and technically well developed.
Students interested in pursuing a Bachelor's degree, should meet with an academic and/or transfer counselor to discuss transfer requirements.
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PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

 

ART 199

History of Photography

3

 

PHOTO 101

Introduction to Photography 4

PHOTO 101 or equivalent

PHOTO 103

Black and White with Darkroom 4
PHOTO 101 or equivalent PHOTO 106 Lighting I 4
PHOTO 106 or equivalent PHOTO 112 Lighting II 4
PHOTO 101 or equivalent PHOTO 130 Digital Photography 4
  Select one course from the following
PHOTO 106 or equivalent PHOTO 107 Special Projects 4
PHOTO 106 or equivalent  PHOTO 118 Documentary Photography 4
PHOTO 106 or equivalent PHOTO 140 Fine Arts Photography 4
PHOTO 106 or equivalent  PHOTO 142 Commercial Photography 4

 

Recommended Courses

PHOTO 103 or equivalent PHOTO 105 Advanced Black and White Photography 4
PHOTO 106 or equivalent  PHOTO 115 Professional Practices for Photographers 2
  PHOTO 121 Photoshop I 3
  PHOTO 145 Contemporary Photography and Practices 2
  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 27
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
August 2012 GCC Catalog 2012-2013

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.


Photography (2011-12 catalog)
Photography (2009-10 catalog)