Photography, One-Year General Certificate

Curriculum Code #4111

Effective May 2017

Division of Arts and Humanities

The one-year certification in photography from the visual arts department represents the successful completion of select courses in art, photography, design and digital art that prepares individuals to design, create and produce traditional and digital solutions for a variety of contexts including websites, print media and fine art. Successful completion of this certificate prepares the student for employment in the area of photographic production, or for further study in art, photography or design. Certification is well-suited for the individuals with professional experience seeking to add to their skill set. Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities. The course work also helps prepare the student in the development of a portfolio (for work or transfer). National Association of Schools of Art and Design plan approval 2016.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterHours
ARTS 151 PHOTOGRAPHY I 3
ARTS 161 DRAWING I 3
ARTS 165 TWO-DIMENSIONAL DESIGN 3
ARTS 246 HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY 3
ENGL 161 COLLEGE COMPOSITION I 3
SDEV 101 COLLEGE 101 1 1
 Hours16
Second Semester
ARTS 152 PHOTOGRAPHY II 2 3
ARTS 261
GRAPHIC DESIGN I 2
or PRINTMAKING
3
ARTS 271 DIGITAL IMAGING 2 3
ARTS 275 DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 2 3
BADM 155
INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
or PERSONAL FINANCE
3
 Hours15
 Total Hours31
1

A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of 13 or more credit hours.

2

Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.

Consult a counselor or future transfer institution for advice in selecting electives that will apply to a specific major upon transfer.

Program Contact(s):

Dennis Ryan
440-366-7100
dryan@lorainccc.edu

For information about admissions, enrollment, transfer, graduation and other general questions, please contact your Advising and Counseling Team.