May 21, 2019  
2016-2017 Course Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Photography, Advanced


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The courses Commercial Photography II, Portrait Photography II & Wedding Photography, and Architecture Photography provide an in-depth look into the skills and techniques needed to successfully understand the challenges of commercial photography as a whole. They look at the vast responsibilities, demands and expectations of photographers and the products they produce.

For more information about the Photography certificate visit our website at https://www.dmacc.edu/programs/photography/.

Locations: Ankeny

Students may start any semester

Program Entry Requirements

  1. Complete an application for admission.
  2. Satisfy the assessment requirement.
  3. Attend any required information/registration session.
  4. Successful completion of Photography Certificate  .

Graduation Requirements

To earn a Advanced Photography certificate, a student must complete all required coursework as prescribed and maintain a 2.0 grade point average.

Semester 2


Option 1 - Select 1


Total Credits Required to Complete this Certificate - 12


Fixed Costs


Tuition……………………………………………………………………………………..$147.00 per credit

The costs for each program are estimates and subject to change.

Varied Costs


  Semester 1 Semester 2
Books (approximate) 100 100
Supplies 100  
Camera (Digital) 1200  

 

Total approximate cost for program: $ 3,264 *

* Program entry requirements are not included in the total approximate cost.

What Kind of Work Will You Do?


  • Produce creative images under pressure.
  • Produce images using traditional techniques.
  • Produce images using electronic techniques.
  • Produce images for magazines, advertising, weddings and posters.

What Skills and Abilities Will You Need?


  • Use current Photoshop software to produce finished images.
  • Be able to take a project from start to finish.
  • Work with a diverse group of people.
  • Make necessary changes to bring work up to industry standards.

What Else Should I Consider about this Specialist Certificate?


  • Be able to work on more than one project at a time.
  • Require hours at work and home to complete projects.
  • Produce accurate work with original ideas.
  • Will need to update tools as technology changes.

Nondiscrimination Policy


Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in employment, hiring practices or the provision of services, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy and marital status), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability and genetic information. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law. Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. For information about the ADA, the Section 504/ADA Coordinator may be contacted at 515-964-6857.  For Title IX questions and concerns contact 515-964-6850. (2016)

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