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. identify and describe 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. apply color theory principles to photographic processes;
  6. create professional portraits and product illustrations;
  7. use professional studio lighting equipment; and
  8. develop and present a creative professional portfolio.   

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

Department Chair:

William Niebauer
443-840-1568 or wniebauer@ccbcmd.edu

Program Coordinators:​

Art, Design, and Interactive Media AFA/AA Area of Concentration:

CCBC Catonsville
Sarada Conaway
443-840-4699 or sconaway@ccbcmd.edu

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

Interior Design A.A.S.:

Kimberly Morrison Race, ASID, IIDA, NCIDQ, CID, CKD/CBD
CCBC Catonsville/Dundalk/Essex
443-840-4954 or kmorrison2@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.