The Associate of Applied Science in Photography prepares individuals to seek careers in photographic and imaging industries. This is accomplished through a contemporary curriculum that involves hands-on utilization of equipment and materials and is built on communications theory and the fundamentals of visual design. The Photography Associate of Science degree program prepares students to seek entry-level positions such as photographer’s assistant; imaging technician; studio manager; and consumer, editorial, corporate, or advertising photographer.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates should be able to:
• Professional Presentation - Graduates will produce a basic portfolio of original work demonstrating industry standards
• Visual Communication - Graduates will use problem-solving processes to produce visually compelling imagery reflective of their personal styles and visions
• Business Skills - Graduates will demonstrate the ability to conceptualize, plan and implement marketing strategies and a business model reflective of entry-level standards, while demonstrating personal motivation and ethical practices