Learn the basic skills in photography, video production, digital imaging and printing. In this program, you will become proficient with film camera operation, and black and white darkroom techniques. You will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of video production, including pre-production, video acquisition, editing and final output; demonstrate proficiency with Adobe Photoshop tools, including creation of composites and image restorations; and also demonstrate the ability to apply accepted aesthetic criteria to given assignments.
|Course Number and Name||Prerequisites||Credits|
|PHOT 104 - Introduction to Video Production||3 credits|
|PHOT 151 - Digital Imaging||3 credits|
|PHOT 152 - Introduction to Color Photography and Digital Printing||PHOT 151 which may be taken concurrently||3 credits|
General Education Requirements:
All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College’s general education requirements is also available.
Design or create graphics to meet specific commercial or promotional needs, such as packaging, displays, or logos. May use a variety of mediums to achieve artistic or decorative effects.
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- Determine size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, and select style and size of type.
- Create designs, concepts, and sample layouts, based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
- Confer with clients to discuss and determine layout design.
- Develop graphics and layouts for product illustrations, company logos, and Web sites.
- Use computer software to generate new images.
How well does it pay?
New workers generally start around $30,929. Normal pay for Graphic Designers is $48,240 per year, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as $76,940.