This area of concentration provides an excellent foundation for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to earn a baccalaureate degree in fine arts/photography or for persons seeking employment in a studio or photography businesses.
Students who take the courses recommended in the photography focus area will be able to:
- recognize and discuss changes in the development of cameras and imaging techniques.
- demonstrate correct photographic composition in a variety of settings.
- compare and contrast digital composition and traditional darkroom techniques.
- demonstrate working knowledge of current technology advances.
Career options include but are not limited to employment as assistants in the field of portrait, commercial, computer imaging, or photojournalism. Students can elect to open their own business. Students may elect to continue their education toward a bachelor’s degree.
Preparation for IHCC:
Prospective students should have a strong background in general education. Students should also have a strong background in visual arts.
Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution are strongly advised to familiarize themselves with the requirements of the program at the college to which they plan to transfer and to work with an IHCC academic counselor to plan a program which meets these requirements.