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2020 - 2021 Dallas College Catalog

2020 - 2021 Catalog
Program: Digital Media Technology
Degree Plan: Digital Photography/Video Certificate

(Level 1 Certificate)

Eastfield campus only

  • Students pursuing this certificate are waived from the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standards, but must meet course prerequisites.
  • Complete at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College.

Degree Plan Code: C1.DIG.MED.PHOT.21

The digital photography one-year certificate program is designed to give students the necessary skills to work in the growing field of digital imaging and photography. Students will use computer software, traditional and digital darkroom techniques, and technical and artistic skills in photography, to communicate visually. Film based cameras as well as digital cameras will be used, in addition to film scanners, flatbed scanners, inkjet printers, color laser printers, and other equipment used in the digital imaging arena. The core of this certificate is developing industry standards with specialization in digital photography/video.

Course Course Title Credit Hours
ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
PHTC 1300 Photo Digital Imaging 1 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging 1 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3
PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography 3
Semester Total 15
Course Course Title Credit Hours
PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging 2 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography 3
ARTC 2388 Internship-Commercial and Advertising Art 3
Semester Total 12
Minimum Hours Required 27

NOTE: Students enrolling in this program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor or counselor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.