2016 - 2017 Combined Catalogs of the Colleges

Program: Digital Media Technology
Degree Plan: Digital Photography Certificate

This degree plan includes updates that were added after it was originally published on June 11, 2016.
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(Level I Certificate)

Eastfield only

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

Degree Plan Code: C1.DIG.MED.PHOTO.17

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.



ARTC 1305 Basic Graphic Design 3
PHTC 1300 Photo Digital Imaging I 3
ARTC 1302 Digital Imaging I 3
ARTV 1351 Digital Video 3


PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II 3
PHTC 2342 Fashion Photography 3
ARTV 2341 Advanced Digital Video 3
PHTC 2331 Architectural Photography 3
ARTC 2388 Internship-Commercial and Advertising Art 3
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.

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