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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Photography, AS S1002

Program: S1002
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Suggested Sequence of Coursework
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
PHOT 9 Digital Image Editing 3.0
PHOT 10 Digital/Film Photography 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
AA/S BEHAV Area D-2 Elective Course 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
Total:   13.5
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
PHOT 11A Intermediate Photography 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
PHOT 20 Color Photography 3.0
PHOT 11B Digital Capture Workflow 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
PHOT 1A Lab Studies: B&W Photo 1.0
PHOT 1B (or) Lab Studies: Advanced BW
PHOT 1C (or) Lab Studies: Studio Photo
PHOT 1D (or) Lab Studies: Comp Photo
Total:   12.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
Total:   4.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
PHOT 14 Commercial Lighting 3.0
PHOT 15 History of Photography 3.0
PHOT 12 Photographic Alternatives 3.0
PHOT 16 (or) Fashion Photography
PHOT 18 (or) Portraiture/Wedding Photo
PHOT 24 Advanced Image Editing 3.0
PHOT 26 (or) Video for Photographers
Total:   12.0
Earned Photography Level I Certificate For Digital Technician cert, take PHOT 24 & 26
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
AA/S LIFE Area E Lifelong Undrstg Course 3.0
Total:   6.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
PHOT 28 Photography Portfolio 3.0
PHOT 29 Studio Business Practices 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
PHOT 17 Photocommunication 3.0
PHOT 30 (or) Advertising Photography
Total:   12.0
Earned AS photography, apply @ Admissions Earned Photography Level II certificate For Video Production cert, take R-TV 22 & 29
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at   

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