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Course and Certificate Information For Free Classes

 

  • The Digital Photographic Camera and Composition Fundamentals Certificate trains students to develop the skills needed to gain an accurate understanding of basic operation of digital cameras, lenses, and storage media as well as appropriate critical and aesthetic standards of photographic composition. Each related course is designed and taught to develop and
    improve competencies required for employment in the photographic industry. 

    • NC.PHOT-050 FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL CAMERA EQUIPMENT: 8.00 hours Explores proper procedures and practices for basic operation of digital cameras, lenses, and storage media for photographic images. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
    • NC.PHOT-052 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION: 8.00 hours Recommended Preparation: NC.PHOT-050  Introduces appropriate aesthetic standards in the composition of the photographic image. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
    • NC.PHOT-059 LAB PRACTICES FOR THE DIGITAL DARKROOM: 24.00 hours Recommended Prerequisite: NC.PHOT-050  Apply basic importing, processing, and printing of digital images utilizing photography lab equipment and digital darkroom facilities. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
  • The Digital Photographic Camera and Manual Exposure Fundamentals Certificate trains students to develop the skills needed to gain an accurate understanding of basic operation of digital cameras, lenses, and storage media as well as the fundamental technical principles of photographic exposure. Each related course is designed and taught to develop and improve competencies required for employment in the photographic industry.

    • NC.PHOT-050 FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL CAMERA EQUIPMENT: 8.00 hours Explores proper procedures and practices for basic operation of digital cameras, lenses, and storage media for photographic images. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
    • NC.PHOT-051 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE: 8.00 hours Recommended Preparation: NC.PHOT-050  Introduces fundamental principles of manual photographic exposure. It is recommended that students provide a digital SLR camera capable of manual camera control.
    • NC.PHOT-059 LAB PRACTICES FOR THE DIGITAL DARKROOM: 8.00 hours Recommended Prerequisite: NC.PHOT-050  Apply basic importing, processing, and printing of digital images utilizing photography lab equipment and digital darkroom facilities. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
  • The Digital Photographic Project Fundamentals Certificate trains students in the proper procedures and practices for operation of digital cameras, principles of photographic exposure, critical and aesthetic standards, and project development needed to complete assignments in the photographic industry. Each related course is designed and taught to develop and
    improve competencies required for employment in the photographic industry

    • NC.PHOT-050 FUNDAMENTALS OF DIGITAL CAMERA EQUIPMENT: 8.00 hours Explores proper procedures and practices for basic operation of digital cameras, lenses, and storage media for photographic images. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
    • NC.PHOT-051 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPOSURE: 8.00 hours Recommended Preparation: NC.PHOT-050  Introduces fundamental principles of manual photographic exposure. It is recommended that students provide a digital SLR camera capable of manual camera control.
    • NC.PHOT-052 FUNDAMENTALS OF PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION: 8.00 hours Recommended Preparation: NC.PHOT-050  Introduces appropriate aesthetic standards in the composition of the photographic image. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
    • NC.PHOT-059 LAB PRACTICES FOR THE DIGITAL DARKROOM: 24.00 hours Recommended Prerequisite: NC.PHOT-050  Apply basic importing, processing, and printing of digital images utilizing photography lab equipment and digital darkroom facilities. It is recommended that students provide a digital camera capable of fully manual exposure and adjustment.
    • NC.PHOT-099 INDEPENDENT PROJECTS IN PHOTOGRAPHY: 68.00 hours Recommended Prerequisite: NC.PHOT-050, NCPHOT-051, and NC.PHOT-052  Presents an introduction to the photographic industry through project development, encompassing research, drafting a proposal, revision, and completion of individual photographic projects and techniques. 

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Photography - Degree and Certificates