Photography and Imaging Certificate, Credit Certificate

The Photography and Imaging certificate prepares students for positions in commercial photography studios, in-house imaging departments, portrait/event studios, industrial photography departments, digital imaging labs, photojournalism, and multimedia production companies.

See the coordinator for advisement and schedule planning.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. understand camera types and their respective uses;
  2. produce high quality color and black and white digital/photographic prints;
  3. operate digital image capture devices;
  4. use digital image editing software/hardware for both retouching and creative effect;
  5. understand color theory and processes as they relate to photographic imagery;
  6. create professional portraits and product illustrations;
  7. understand and use professional studio lighting equipment; and
  8. develop and present a creative professional portfolio.   

Gainful Employment

http://www.ccbcmd.edu/migrate/gainfulemployment/photography and imaging.html

Total Number of Credits Required for Certificate: 21*

Important Information

Short Description

The Photography and Imaging certificate prepares students for positions in commercial photography studios, in-house imaging departments, portrait/event studios, industrial photography departments, digital imaging labs, photojournalism, and multimedia production companies.

See the coordinator for advisement and schedule planning.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate 

Program Code

383

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinators:​

Art Concentration:

CCBC Westside (Catonsville and Owings Mills)
Doug McNamara
CCBC Catonsville
443-840-4423 or dmcnamara@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Eastside (Essex and Dundalk)
Sharon Trumbull
CCBC Essex
443-840-1767 or strumbull@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Catonsville
Debby Ciccarelli
Catonsville Campus
443-840-4324 or dciccarelli@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Essex
Jessica Walton
Essex Campus
443-840-1567 or jwalton2@ccbcmd.edu

Photography Concentration:

Hal Rummel
CCBC Catonsville
443-840-4598 or hrummel@ccbcmd.edu


Interior Design Concentration:

Kim Morrison
CCBC Catonsville/Dundalk/Essex
443-840-4954 or kmorrison2@ccbcmd.edu


Art Education Concentration:

CCBC Westside (Catonsville and Owings Mills)
Doug McNamara
CCBC Catonsville
443-840-4423 or dmcnamara@ccbcmd.edu

CCBC Eastside (Essex and Dundalk)
Sharon Trumbull
CCBC Essex
443-840-1767 or strumbull@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.