Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

Photography, AS

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Fine Arts Division

The photography program provides students with a comprehensive foundation in skills, techniques, and processes for commercial and creative photography. Each student acquires practical and creative skills relating to camera operation, films, color theory, photo composition, lighting, processing, printing, and business operations through a wide range of studio courses. Proficiencies are demonstrated through class and laboratory projects, critiques, essays, and objective tests. Program assessment is measured by portfolios, juried and public exhibitions, program completion, and periodic program review. Students qualify to pursue a variety of careers in the field of professional photography.

A minimum of 12 units must be completed at El Camino College.

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Total Units: 26-27

Note: PHOT 106  is the same course as JOUR 6 . Course credit is limited to PHOT 106  or JOUR 6 .

Note: PHOT 150  is the same course as ART 150 . Course credit is limited to PHOT 150  or ART 150 .

*Note: one semester of PHOT 206ab  or JOUR 7ab  may be counted for the major.

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