The associate’s degree program in Digital Photography reflects the continued impact of technology in the photography industry and the breadth of skills needed by graduates to maintain and increase marketability and success upon completion of their degree. Specifically, this program model contains courses focused on the increased level of skill in areas such as photographic design, lighting, studio photography, portraiture and image manipulation to provide a strong technical and creative foundation
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:
• Produce a basic portfolio of original work demonstrating industry standards
• Use problem-solving processes to produce visually compelling imagery reflective of their personal styles and visions
• 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.
To receive an Associate of Science Degree in Digital Photography, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 90 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations to The Art Institute.