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  Oct 20, 2017
 
2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography Technical Certificate


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Technical Certificate
Contact Information:
Program Office 615-353-3390, E-mail: photo.tech@nscc.edu

This technical certificate prepares students for employment in the field of Photography. The program provides students with a basic knowledge of traditional camera and darkroom skills as well as preparing them to work in studio and digital settings.

Graduates in the program should be able to:

  • Efficiently operate 35mm film and digital SLR cameras.
  • Function competently in an entry level lab and/or studio position.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of digital imaging computer programs.
  • Approach photographic problem solving in a creative manner.

Career Opportunities

  • Photographer
  • Photographer’s Assistant
  • Lab Technician

Grading Policy

A grade of C or above must be earned in all COM and PHO courses to meet prerequisite and graduation requirements.

Transfer/Advising

This certificate is designed so that a student can apply all of the required courses toward a Nashville State A.A.S. degree in Visual Communications, Photography Concentration. A student who plans to apply the certificate toward an A.A.S. degree should consult his/her advisor about articulation options.

Notice of Right to Retain Student Work:

The Visual Communications program reserves the right to retain certain selected examples of student work for teaching purposes, promotional purposes, and as a part of its permanent collection.

Recommended Full-Time Schedule


Note:


*Registering for PHO 1110  & PHO 1210  in the same semester requires permission of the department.

Note: Part-time students are encouraged to consult with their advisor for a suggested schedule of classes.

Cooperative work experience can be an important addition to a student’s formal classroom work. Co-op courses may substitute for technical courses with the prior approval of the Program Coordinator. The Career Employment Center will provide the correct course numbers.

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