Contact Information: Program Office 615-353-3531, Program Site
This technical certificate prepares students for employment in the field of Photography. The program provides students with a working knowledge of digital camera and digital darkroom skills as well as preparing them to work in a studio setting.
Graduates in the program should be able to:
- Efficiently operate a digital SLR camera;
- Function competently in an entry level lab and/or studio position;
- Demonstrate working knowledge of digital imaging computer programs; and
- Approach photographic problem solving in a creative manner.
- Photographer’s Assistant
- Lab Technician
A grade of “C” or above must be earned in all COM and PHO courses to meet prerequisite and graduation requirements.
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 materials, and as a part of its permanent collection.