A.S. in Photography

A.S. Degree

The photography program will provide students careers as assistants to professional photographers, as lab technicians, or as free-lance photographers. Students can also obtain positions in retail photographic outlets.

This degree requires meeting the Citrus College General Education and proficiency requirements combined with successful completion (grades of “C” and above) of the following major requirements:

Required courses:
PHTO 101Basic Photography3
PHTO 102Intermediate Photography3
PHTO 103Advanced Photography3
PHTO 205Advanced Imaging Techniques3
Select three (3) of the following courses:
Photography as an Art Medium3
Advanced Photography as an Art Medium3
Photojournalism3
Intermediate Color Photography3
Studio & Environmental Portraiture3
Total Units21

A.S. Degree Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Photography A.S. Degree will:

  1. Demonstrate computer proficiency in specialized programs related to photographs.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of photographic theory in choosing new products and using them effectively.
  3. Review, analyze and critique photographic work of others.
  4. Analyze and evaluate personal and other students' images through use of evaluation rubrics based on aesthetic concepts.