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Photography

Associate of Science
Humanities, Social and Behavioral Science
845-574-4268

Why Study Photography?

The Photography program will provide students with an understanding and development of creative expression, visual awareness and technical skills required for a career in photography. The AS degree in Photography is for students who want to work in the field of photography and plan on pursuing a baccalaureate degree at a four-year institution.

Occupational Objectives:

The AS degree in Photography allows students to build a foundation of art, photography and liberal arts courses. Students who are successful in this degree program and programs to which they may transfer may find positions in fashion or product photography, portrait and wedding photography, photojournalism or other related areas.

Sample Courses:

  • Color Photography I
  • Printmaking Workshop I
  • Digital Art & Design
  • Digital Imaging/Photoshop
  • Black & White Camera and Darkroom
  • Alternative Process in Photography

 

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Program Goals:

The degree provides talented and motivated photographers with the knowledge and skills to help them shape a future that best employs their abilities and fulfills their passions. Students will be exposed to a variety of both digital and traditional photographic processes. Courses in artistic communication will prepare students for a wide range of methods of the visual expression necessary in today’s photographic market.

Student Learning Outcomes:

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

  • Understand the terminology and use of technical materials as it relates to photography
  • Develop and expand their personal creative voice and pre-visualization and conceptualization skills
  • Demonstrate knowledge of computers, software and digital imaging skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate all camera formats and techniques