Commercial Photography

Commercial Photography

 

The Commercial Photography concentration prepares students with the technical skills and creative thought needed to produce professional imagery relevant to their area of focus. Students will develop a portfolio that reflects their personal vision while engaging with best practices in the medium. The concentration will emphasize successful branding and implementing of their photography as a viable business model that is informed by today's changing marketplace. 

General Education Courses (55 units)

The general education requirements will follow the curriculum set forth for other university programs. Some general education requirements will be met through specific major requirements.

Lower Division Requirements (18 units)

  • DES 110 - Design Thought Foundations I (3 units)

  • PHO 105 - The Camera (3 units)

  • PHO 110 - Fundamental Commercial Photography (3 units)

  • PHO 120 - Fundamental Fine Art Photography (3 units)

  • PHO 140 - History of Photography (3 units)

  • PHO 250 - Post-Production (3 units)

Upper Division Requirements (22 units)

  • DES 310 - Design Thought Practicum (3 units)

  • PHO 330 - Visual Storytelling (3 units)

  • PHO 332 - Studio Photography (3 units)

  • PHO 350 - Digital Printing and Color Management (3 units)

  • PHO 432 - On Location Photography (3 units)

  • PHO 433 - Photography Open Studio (3 units)

  • PHO 485 - Photography Business (3 units)

  • PHO 499 - Senior Show (1 unit)

Concentration Course Requirements (12 units)

  • Required (6 units)

    • PHO 310 - Intermediate Commercial Photography (3 units)

    • PHO 415 - Advanced Commercial Photography (3 units)

  • Elective (6 units)

    • PHO 400 - Special Topics in Commercial Photography (3 units, repeatable)

    • PHO 433 -Photography Open Studio (3 units, repeatable)