West Valley College
14000 Fruitvale Avenue, Saratoga, CA 95070 • Phone (408) 867-2200
Department Photo

 

Photography Certificate Course List

 

Required Classes

Photo 101

Basic Photography Lecture /Lab

3 units

Photo 102
Intermediate Photography Lecture/Lab
3 units

Photo 20A
Studio Photography/Portraiture
2 units

Photo 21A

Studio Photography/Product Lighting

2 units

Photo 30D
Basic Color Digital Photography
4 units

Photo 120
 Lightroom For Photographers
 3 unit

Photo 010
 New Media and Social Change
 3 unit

Glamor Photo

 
photo of colored pencils
 
Recommended Electives:

Photo 20B

Inter. Studio Photo/Portraiture

2 units

Photo 21B Inter. Studio Photo/Product Lighting
2 units

Photo 45A, B, and C
Field Studies
1 unit each

Photo 60
Intro Photoshop
 3 units

Photo 61
Inter Photoshop
 2 units

Photo 62
Advanced Photoshop
 2 units

Photo 72
Environmental Portraits
1 unit

Photo 73
Photographing Your Art
1 unit

Photo 74
Close-Up Photography
1 unit

Photo 91-93
Directed Studies
(total maximum of) 3 units

Art 1A
Survey of Western Art I
3 units

Art 1B
Survey of Western Art II
3 units

Art 1D
Art of the 20th. Century
3 units

Art 4
Art Appreciation
3 units

Art 001G
History of Photography
3 units

Bus 054
Sm Bus Startuo Mgmt
 3 units

eraser and pencils
 
mountain photo
To be awarded a certificate,a student must complete all the major courses plus a minimum of 9 units from the recommended elective list. Six units to be selected from photography electives.

To be awarded the A.S. Degree, a student must complete:

  • All the major courses plus a minimum of 9 units from the recommended elective list. Six units to be selected from photography electives.
  • Additional units to complete the college graduation requirements.
 

For additional information: Please contact the department chair:

Brian Tramontana
Email: brian_tramontana@wmv.edu
Phone: 408-741-2547

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