Photography Degrees & Certificates
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DEGREES AND CERTIFICATES


Associate in Science Degree

To receive an Associate in Science degree from El Camino College, a student must complete at least 60 units in degree applicable college courses which must include general education requirements and course work in an approved transfer major or associate degree program. Course work toward the degree must be completed with a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 or higher. A minimum of 12 of the required 60 degree applicable units must be successfully completed at El Camino College. A notation of “Graduation with Honors” is earned with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must file an intent to graduate in the evaluations area located in the Admissions Office by the deadline date published in the schedule of classes.

Major Requirements:

Photography 1 Basic Photography

(3 units)

Photography 2 Intermediate Photography

(4 units)

Photography 3 Advanced Photography

(4 units)

Photography 23A Theory of Color/Color Printing

(4 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

(2 units)

 

6 units from the following:

Photography 4 Portraiture

(3 units)

Photography 11ab* Advanced Photojournalism

(2 units)

Photography 23B Intermediate Color Photography/Color Printing

(4 units)

Photography 54 Intermediate 35mm Black and White Photography

(2 units)

Photography 57 Creative Photographic Processes

(2 units)

Film/Video 22 Production I

(3 units)

Film/Video 34ab Camera and Lighting (3 units)
Art 141abcd* Digital Art

(3 units)


3 units from the following:

Art 37a Two Dimensional Design 1

(3 units)

Art 142abcd Digital Photography

(3 units)

Business 11 Accounting for Small Business

(3 units)

Business 12 Advertising

(3 units)

Physics 11 Descriptive Introduction to Physics

(3 units)

* Only one semester of the course will be credited toward the major requirements.

Recommended Electives:

Business 20 Business Management

(3 units)

Business 24 Small Business Management

(3 units)

 

Total Units 25-26


Certificate of Achievement

El Camino College offers a variety of certificate programs. A Certificate of Achievement is recorded on a student’s transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment is not recorded on the transcript. Each of the programs requires completion of courses in a particular field. Unlike degree programs, courses outside the field are not generally required.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with High Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

In addition, the student will be required to submit a portfolio of his/her photographic work to a faculty committee for evaluation of his/her competence and may be required to perform manipulative tests. Upon recommendation of the committee, the certificate will be awarded. At least 50% of the courses for the certificate must be taken at El Camino College.

Photography 1 Basic Photography

(3 units)

Photography 2 Intermediate Photography

(4 units)

Photography 3 Advanced Photography

(4 units)

Photography 23A Theory of Color/Color Printing

(4 units)

Photography 51 Elementary Photography

(2 units)

 

9 units from the following:

Photography 4 Portraiture

(3 units)

Photography 11ab* Advanced Photojournalism

(2 units)

Photography 23B Intermediate Color Photography/Color Printing

(4 units)

Photography 54 Intermediate 35mm Black and White Photography

(2 units)

Photography 57 Creative Photographic Processes

(2 units)

Film/Video 22 Production I

(3 units)

Film/Video 34ab Camera and Lighting (3 units

Total Units: 26