Photography Proficiency Certificate

Learn the basic skills in photography, video production, digital imaging and printing. In this program, you will become proficient with film camera operation, and black and white darkroom techniques. You will demonstrate an understanding of the principles of video production, including pre-production, video acquisition, editing and final output; demonstrate proficiency with Adobe Photoshop tools, including creation of composites and image restorations; and also demonstrate the ability to apply accepted aesthetic criteria to given assignments.

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Desktop Publishers – est. salary $67,300
Multimedia Artists and Animators– est. salary $31,814
Art Directors – est. salary $97,380


**EMSI Data, 2022; The greater Philadelphia region; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Photography Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College's general education requirements is also available.

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