Continuing Education

Programs & Courses

Continuing Education

Photography Certificate

Career Overview

Photography career pathways are evolving with the convergence of digital and traditional photography. This program addresses the needs of this increasingly diverse field, from traditional portraiture to high-end digital enhancement and imaging to computer graphic animation and beyond.

Length of Training

This program provides a strong foundation in photography and digital enhancement and imaging skills to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to enhance your career potential in photography. Students can expect to complete the program in a minimum of one year by taking day, evening, and/or weekend classes on a part-time basis.

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Computer Essentials or Introduction to Macintosh
Rubric Coursework Hours
PHTC 1004Basic 35mm Photography for Digital or Film 24
PHTC 2004 Intermediate 35mm Photography for Digital or Film 24
Total 48

Electives (select four courses)

Rubric Coursework (Electives Hours
ARTC 1051 Illustrator, Part I 24
ARTC 1090 Photoshop I 32
ARTC 1090 Photoshop II 32
PHTC 1004 Studio Photography 24
PHTC 1091 Portrait Photography 21
PHTC 2004 The Business of Wedding Photography 24
Total 160
*Course offerings vary by semester

For More Information

Please contact Heather Young: 972-761-6716, or
email: HeatherY@dcccd.edu

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