Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Photography, AS S1002

Program: S1002
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
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
Total:   3.0
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 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 3.0
PHOT 1A Lab Studies Beginning B&W Phot 1.0
PHOT 1B (or) Lab Studies Advanced B&W Photo
PHOT 1C (or) Lab Studies Studio Photography
Total:   13.0
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 29 Studio Business Practices 3.0
AA/S SCNCE Area B-1 or B-2 Science Course 3.0
PHOT 12 Photographic Alternatives 3.0
PHOT 16 (or) Fashion Photography
PHOT 18 (or) Portraiture & Wedding Photo
PHOT 17 Photocommunication 3.0
PHOT 30 (or) Advertising Photography
Total:   12.0
Certificate: Photography, L1 N0631 Certificate: Photography Digital Technician N0632 Completing additional courses PHOT 24 & 26 for Submit petition:, Student Tab#45
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 14 Commercial Lighting 3.0
PHOT 15 History of Photography 3.0
PHOT 28 Photography Portfolio 3.0
PHOT 24 Advanced Digital Image Editing 3.0
PHOT 26 (or) Video for Photographers
Total:   12.0
Certificate: Photography L2 T0349 Photography, AS S1002 Submit petition:, Student Tab#45
Program Notes

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