Program Description

This certificate provides students with the skills for entry-level work as a digital image editing specialist in a variety of settings, including advertising, freelance, or a photography studio or lab. Emphasis is on creative application of digital image editing software.

An Occupational Skills Certificate is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Program Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate thorough understanding of cameras, exposure controls, and photographic principles.
  2. Perform digital image editing techniques for color correction, compositing, and file preparation.

Requirements for the Occupational Skills Certificate

Required Units: 12

Required Courses

  • PHOT 021 – Introduction to Black and White Photography (3)
  • PHOT 031 – Beginning Digital Photography (3)
  • PHOT 030 – Introduction to Digital Image Editing (3)
  • PHOT 130 – Advanced Digital Image Editing (3)

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