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Awards - Photography and Digital Imaging
Title
Photography and Digital Imaging 
Award Certificate 
Total Credits for Award 27.00 
Admission Requirements

Students are accepted into this program for fall and spring semesters only.

Courses in this program require achievement of the following minimum placements:

 
Program Description

The Photography and Digital Imaging program integrates the latest developments in digital photo technology while maintaining an emphasis on traditional photographic skills such as composition, exposure, camerawork and lighting. Coursework covers metering and lighting techniques, portraiture, product, studio and location photography. You will use digital SLR cameras, high-end digital capture backs and the latest in digital capture technology. The complete digital workflow process is covered, from input to file management through image output. The program will encourage your creativity and individualized expression. You will graduate with a professional portfolio and working knowledge of the professional photographic industry.

 
Program Learning Outcome #1 Apply photographic imaging software skills to meet industry standards 
Program Learning Outcome #2 Demonstrate visual communication and literacy using photographic composition, design and technical skills to express communication objectives 
Program Learning Outcome #3 Employ professional written and oral communication skills 
Program Learning Outcome #4 Analyze a subject and determine an appropriate lighting scheme for that subject 
Program Learning Outcome #5 Assemble photographic tools and equipment needed to meet specific criteria 
Program Learning Outcome #6 Develop dynamic media capture and editing skills 

Course Requirements: First Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 PHDI 1020

 Introduction to Photographic Software

 3.00

 PHDI 1110

 Digital Photography 1

 3.00

 PHDI 1120

 Lighting 1

 3.00

 PHDI 1242

 Photo Assisting Basics   

 3.00

 ENGL 1110 or ENGA 1110

 Or

 CMST 1010

 College Composition

 

 Interpersonal Communication

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00

 
Course Requirements: Second Semester

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

 PHDI 1230

 Lighting 2

 3.00

 PHDI 2020

 Photographic Design

 3.00

 PHDI 2110

 Advanced Photographic Software

 3.00

 PHDI Program Electives

 Choose any PHDI, GRPH, WEBI or Cinema Division production course that is not already required for award completion

 3.00

 

TOTAL CREDITS:

 12.00

General Education (3 Credits):

To complete the Photography and Digital Imaging certificate students are required to complete three credits of General Education coursework from MnTC Goal Area 1. Choose ENGL 1110 or CMST 1010.