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Photography CSC

Career Studies Certificate (CSC)

C Career & technical education programs for job training Career & technical education programs for job training = Career & technical education programs for job training, guided by Advisory Committees


For students interested in a career in photography. Program coursework allows students to learn techniques specific to photography. It covers the practice, theory, and history of photography, emphasizing photography as a visual language and the creative use of digital cameras in the studio and on location. Students are required to either prepare portfolios of their work or complete an internship in the field.

Program Requirements and Special Conditions

Students must meet JTCC admission requirements. New students should visit the Advising Center and returning students their faculty advisor for more information.

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Required Courses CR. Pre-requisite Courses Approved Course Substitutions
ART 180 Intro to Computer Graphics 3   Approved Art Elective
PHT 110 History of Photography 3    
PHT 135 Electronic Darkroom 3    
PHT 164 Introduction to Digital Photography 3    
PHT 221 Studio Lighting I Offered Spring only 3    
PHT 264 Digital Photography II Offered Spring only 3    
Photography or Film Elective 3    
Photography or Film Elective 3    
ART 287 Portfolio and Resume Preparation 1 Majors only – Taken during last semester PHT 296, See Note 1
Total Minimum Credits to Complete 25  


  1. Student must develop a transfer portfolio during their last semester of study.
  2. Students should regularly meet with their faculty advisor and check their advisement report in MyTyler – SIS.
  3. Courses noted as Fall only or Spring only are based on historical trends and current planning and may change without notice.

2017-2018 College Catalog & Student Handbook

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Division of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Chester: 804-706-5086
Midlothian: 804-594-1509


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