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Photography Associate of Applied Science

The Art Institute of Dallas, a campus of South University can help you prepare for it.

Program Overview

The Photography program teaches you composition, lighting, and equipment use. Darkroom techniques, color, and design are explored both on location and in a studio. You’ll develop business skills as you fine-tune your eye for detail. Digital and/or film forms of photography will be utilized. Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment in positions such as commercial photographer, digital photographer, industrial photographer, photo lab technician, or photojournalist.

Program Description

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. Program Outcomes: 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

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