Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog 
2023-2024 Catalog

Photographic Technology [2044]

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Associate in Science Degree

(60 Credit Hours)

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Program Goal

Photographic Technology provides students with a technical and theoretical study of photography that prepares them for a career in advertising, commercial, editorial, or fine art photography. At the core of the program is visual communication. Using analog and digital techniques to convey a narrative, intention, concept, or client’s perspective are the skills emphasized in the curriculum. Courses may include darkroom photography, digital imaging, location lighting, studio lighting, and photojournalism. Students will be in critique-based courses that prepare them for the demands of a technology driven career in photography.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Formulate and Apply concepts and theories in color, composition, contrast, design, and light
  • Demonstrate safe and efficient work practices and knowledge of current industry standards and techniques
  • Apply problem solving concepts using analog and digital techniques
  • Create a portfolio of work and promotional materials utilizing contemporary standards
  • Apply critical thinking skills and critical analysis to final projects

General Education Courses

Subtotal Credit Hours: 15

Program Specialization Courses

Please consult the course description section of the catalog for any prerequisites.

Subtotal Credit Hours: 45

Total Credit Hours: 60


Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. For more information click here: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/CareerTechnicalEducation/Career_Pthwys.asp.

Degree Pathway

Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.

Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp

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