Photography Certificate

Program Code: 1C21111

The certificate program in photography allows the student to prepare for entry into an occupational photographic field.

To earn a certificate, complete the required courses listed below, plus 6 additional units from the list of suggested electives listed below with a minimum grade of “C.” At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses Are Listed in Suggested Sequence
PHOT 101 CIntroduction to Photography3
PHOT 103 CIntermediate Photography3
PHOT 109 CPortrait Photography3
PHOT 201 CIntro to Professional Photo3
PHOT 209 CCareers in Photography3
PHOT 215 CDigital Photography3
Select a minimum of 6 units of the following:6
Advanced Digital Photography3
Available Light Photography3
Introduction to Business3
Human Relations in Business3
Principles of Advertising3
Principles of Selling3
Small Business Management3
Two-Dimensional Design3
Wedding and Event Photography3
Total Units24