2008 CCBC College Catalog

CGVC Photography/Imaging

Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.)
Statewide Program

General Education Requirements:
Credits
____SPCM 101 Fundamentals of Speech Communication
3
____ENGL 101 College Composition I
3
____CINS 101 Introduction to Computers
3
____ARTS 104
____ARTS 106
Art Appreciation OR
History of Art II
3
 
General Education Electives: *
(Choose courses in each category from the list of approved General Education courses. One 3-credit General Education course must be a Diversity course.)

____Biological and Physical Sciences

3-4
____Mathematics
3-4
____Social and Behavioral Sciences 
3
Total General Education
21-23
   
Program Requirements:  
____CGVC 101 Introduction to Computer Graphics
3
____CGVC 102 Design Basics
3
____CGVC 108 Designing with Type
3
____CGVC 120
Digital Imaging I
3
____CGVC 121

Computer Illustration

3
____CGVC 123 Design and Layout I
3
____CGVC 167 Introduction to Web Publishing
3

 Total Credits Program Core 

 

Option Requirements
Credits
____ ARTS 160 Fundamentals of Photography
3
____PHTO 107 Digital Photography I
3
____PHTO 207 Digital Photography II
3
____CGVC 207 Digital Imaging II
3
____PHTO 216 Studio Techniques
3
____PHTO 220 Photojournalism
3
____CGVC 281 Portfolio Workshop
3

Total Credits Option Requirements

21
Total Credits Required for Degree
63-65

  

Program Description:
 
The photography and imaging program prepares students for positions in commercial photography studios, in-house imaging departments, portrait/event studios, industrial/forensic photography departments, commercial processing labs, photojournalism and multimedia production companies.

Graduates may seek employment as digital imaging specialists, commercial studio assistants, wedding/event photographers, portrait photographers, photojournalists, industrial/forensic photographers, freelancers, photo lab printers/processors, retail lab technicians and in photographic sales.

Students who select this curriculum and plan to transfer to a four-year college or university should consult with the program coordinator or an academic advisor. Many courses will transfer, but certain specialized courses may not.

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

  1. Understand camera types and their respective uses
  2. Produce high quality color and black and white photographic prints
  3.  Describe and use digital image capture devices
  4. Use digital image editing software/hardware
  5. Understand color theory and processes
  6. Mount photographs for presentation
  7. Operate medium and large-format cameras
  8. Understand and operate studio lighting equipment
  9. Understand and use professional portrait techniques
  10. Describe sensitometry and characteristic film curves
  11.  Develop and present a creative professional portfolio