Photography Certificate

Career Overview

Photography career pathways are evolving with the convergence of digital and traditional photography. This program addresses the needs of this increasingly diverse field, from traditional portraiture to high-end digital enhancement and imaging to computer graphic animation and beyond.

Length of Training

This program provides a strong foundation in photography and digital enhancement and imaging skills to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to enhance your career potential in photography. Students can expect to complete the program in a minimum of one year by taking day, evening, and/or weekend classes on a part-time basis.

Suggested Prerequisites

  • Computer Essentials or Introduction to Macintosh
RubricCourseworkHours
PHTC 1004Basic 35mm Photography for Digital or Film 24
PHTC 2004Intermediate 35mm Photography for Digital or Film 24
Total48

Electives (select four courses)

RubricCoursework (ElectivesHours
ARTC 1051Illustrator, Part I24
ARTC 1090Photoshop I32
ARTC 1090Photoshop II32
PHTC 1004Studio Photography24
PHTC 1091Portrait Photography21
PHTC 2004The Business of Wedding Photography24
Total160
*Course offerings vary by semester

For More Information
Please contact Heather Young: 972-761-6716, or
email: HeatherY@dcccd.edu

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