Academic Programs

Professional Photography Technician

Diploma
Program Description
Sioux City Campus

The Professional Photography diploma introduces students to the photography profession and provides the basic skills needed to photograph and operate cameras and other photography equipment and software. Composition, lighting, color and design usage and application are explored both on location and in a studio setting. Course content and skills are applicable to a career in commercial photography and for individuals wishing to pursue a baccalaureate degree.

Graduates are prepared to seek entry-level employment in positions such as: * Commercial Photographer * Digital Photographer * Photo Lab Technician

Required Classes

SDV 108 The College Experience.............................................. 1
GRA 100 Mac OS....................................................................... 1
ART 184 Photography............................................................... 3
PHT 104 Introduction to Lighting............................................... 3
PHT 107 Digital Darkroom......................................................... 2
PHT 135 Digital Fundamentals.................................................. 3
SPC 122 Interpersonal Communication.................................... 3
ART 185 Photography II............................................................ 3
PHT 136 Studio Management and Operations.......................... 2
PHT 202 Basic Portraiture......................................................... 3
PHT 204 Basic Commercial Photography................................. 3
PHT 947 Photography Practicum.............................................. 1
ART 101 Art Appreciation.......................................................... 3

Program Total ........................................................... 31

Contacts

Michael Northrup, Ext. 1404, Room A142, michael.northrup@witcc.edu
Michael Rohlena MFA, Ext. 3217, Room B110, michael.rohlena@witcc.edu
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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
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