GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

PHOTOGRAPHY

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to produce a cohesive photographic project that is conceptually and technically well developed and demonstrate proficiency in available light photography, studio strobe lighting, digital photography workflows and color, and black and white processing/printing.
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 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 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 2014 GCC Catalog 2014-2015

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 (2012-13 catalog)
Photography (2011-12 catalog)
Photography (2009-10 catalog)