Digital Media--Digital Photography, Certificate of Specialization

Florissant Valley, Forest Park, and Meramec

This program 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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ART 131Computer Art Studio3
ART 165Photography I3
ART 172Digital Photography3
ART 275Photo Imaging I: Photoshop3
AT 100Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows1
AT 105Digital Printing3
ART 265Artificial Light Photography3
or AT 106 Motion Media Design
AT 283Digital Media Portfolio2
Total Credit Hours21

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New PlanGrids
First Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ART 131 Computer Art Studio3Reading Proficiency.
AT 100 Hardware Configuration and Troubleshooting: Macintosh/Windows1Reading Proficiency.
ART 165 Photography I3Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours7
Spring Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
ART 172 Digital Photography3Reading Proficiency.
ART 275 Photo Imaging I: Photoshop3Reading Proficiency.
AT 105 Digital Printing3ART 275, ART 172, and Reading Proficiency.
Credit Hours9
Second Year
Fall Credit Hours Prerequisites Milestones/Notes
AT 106 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 Portfolio2ART 131 and Reading Proficiency.This capstone course must be taken in the final semester of study / See program coordinator before scheduling this class
Credit Hours5
Total Credit Hours21

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**Students completing a course that has been assigned an 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.