Digital Media--Digital Photography, Certificate of Specialization
Florissant Valley, Forest Park, and Meramec
This is a 21-credit-hour program designed to develop and enhance the workplace skills of professionals currently working in the various fields of commercial photography, digital imaging, and photographic technology as well as for students intending to enter those fields. Study includes the use of current computers, scanners, digital cameras, printers, and related hardware and software in a creative context. Instruction emphasizes ways in which traditional photographic visualization and processing can be cultivated and enhanced with advanced computer technology and software while providing students with expertise in the new tools for creating and editing still and moving images.
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Program Career and Salary Information. Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at the following URL: https://scorecard.mo.gov/scorecard/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.
The following limitations to the data apply: Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.
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At the completion of the program, students are expected to:
- effectively utilize commercially applicable principles of digital photography.
- apply knowledge and demonstrate skills in contemporary digital imaging and editing software.
- understand the setup and management of computer hardware, software, peripherals and networks.
- utilize tools and methods of color management, color profiling, digital printing, and various substrates for digital output.
- undertake critical thinking and problem solving associated with digital and commercial photography.
- communicate ideas both visually and verbally through professional presentation of portfolio of photographic works and evaluated by outside experts.
|ART 131||Computer Art Studio||3|
|ART 165||Photography I||3|
|ART 172||Digital Photography||3|
|ART 275||Photo Imaging I: Photoshop||3|
|AT 100||Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows||1|
|AT 105||Digital Printing||3|
|ART 265||Artificial Light Photography||3|
|or AT 106||Motion Media Design|
|AT 283||Digital Media Portfolio||2|
|Total Credit Hours||21|
|ART 131||Computer Art Studio||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 100||Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows||1||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 165||Photography I||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 172||Digital Photography||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|ART 275||Photo Imaging I: Photoshop||3||Reading Proficiency.|
|AT 105||Digital Printing||3||ART 275, ART 172, and Reading Proficiency.|
or ART 265
| Motion Media Design|
or Artificial Light Photography
|3||ART 131 with a minimum grade of "C" and Reading Proficiency.||Apply for graduation|
|AT 283||Digital Media Portfolio||2||ART 131 and Reading Proficiency.||This capstone course must be taken in the final semester of study / See program coordinator before scheduling this class|
|Total Credit Hours||21|
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**Students completing a course that has been assigned a MOTR number may transfer that course to any public institution in Missouri. Those who complete CORE 42 requirements will have that verification on their transcript.
*** It is your responsibility to verify that the courses listed above will transfer to the four-year institution of your choice. Maximize your transfer credits/classes by meeting with an academic advisor.