Jul 03, 2020  
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Commercial Photography Certificate

CIP: 50.0406
School of Arts, Design, and Media Arts, 505-428-1731

Students prepare for entry level work in, among others, advertising, editorial and fine arts photography. The program of study includes an internship component and business courses in order to build practical marketplace skills. Students complete their studies by creating a portfolio of their work of sufficient quality to obtain work in photography and launch a freelance business.

Students should select all courses in consultation with an academic advisor.

This certificate nests with the Associate in Applied Arts Photography Degree.

Students can earn the following degrees related to this certificate:

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Work competently with digital photographic equipment and techniques.
  • Compose, light, stage, capture, modify and print exhibition quality photographs.
  • Analyze photographs for expressive and conceptual content, including composition, meaning, subtext and aesthetic style.
  • Demonstrate professional and entrepreneurial work skills in photo-related industries.

Total 21 Credits Min.