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About the Program

Our program provides superior instruction in aesthetic principles, practical techniques and artistic expression, with the foundation for college transfer, entry into the workplace or photography for personal enrichment. 

Coursework includes traditional processing and printing, digital photography, color photography, studio lighting, experimental processes, photo criticism and portfolio preparation.

You are encouraged to develop a personal, expressive style, achieve technical excellence, and examine photography’s role in society.

We offer an associate in arts degree and a range of certificates to meet your needs, no matter what your goal for developing your skills as a photographer and the career path you hope to follow.

An advisory board of industry leaders supports our department faculty with knowledge and expertise so that we continue to offer the appropriate marketable skills for students to successfully enter the workforce.


What you can do with a degree in Photography

  • Freelance photographer
  • Nature photographer
  • Illustrator
  • Photo studio manager
  • Documentary photographer
  • Graphic artist

Degree & Program Types

Associate in Arts Degree

  • Photography

Certificate of Achievement

  • Photography

Skills Certificate

  • Photo Criticism
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Please Contact Me!

Kate Jordahl, Photography Department Chair


Division Office Contacts

Ron Herman, Division Dean
Fine Arts & Communication Division
Information & Forms for Faculty

Download 2017 CTE Licensure Pass & Placement Rates