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University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The Major in Art: Photography program offers a foundation in both film based photography and digital photography. Students will learn the basics of photography including composition, traditional film processing, digital imaging, and lighting. Through photography students develop a visual literacy that is useful in any field of study, developing the ability to observe, discover, and interpret the world. The program provides a solid foundation for students transferring to university baccalaureate photography programs and fine art schools.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses: 15 units Units
ART 351 Beginning Black and White Photography 3 units
ART 352 Intermediate Black and White Photography 3 units
ART 391 Experimental Photography 1 3 units
ART 381 Beginning Digital Photography 3 units
ART 383 Intermediate Digital Photography 3 units
Required Selective Courses: Select 3 units from the following: Units
ART 353 Advanced Black and White Photography 3 units
ART 384 Advanced Digital Photography 3 units
ART 396 Documentary Photography 1 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 18

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.