1 (512) 223-4463 the.dpp@austincc.edu

Degrees and Certifications 2016-2017

Click here for past catalogs .

AASFashion

Advertising-Fashion Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in commercial photography. Assignments also include photography of products, architecture, and fashions. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

 

Semester I Credit Hours
     PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
     ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
     EDUC1300 Effective Learning: Strategies for   College Success1 OR

  SPCH 1321Business and Professional Communication
           3
     Mathematics (2)            3
         12
 Semester II
  + PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography            3
  + PHTC 1341 Color Photography I            3
     PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
     PHTC 1313 History of Photography            3
         12
 Semester III
  + PHTC 1345 Illustrative Photography I            3
  + PHTC 2341 Color Photography II            3
     Restricted Elective (3)            3
  + PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
         12
Semester IV
  + PHTC 2340 Photographic Studio Management            3
  + PHTC 2345 Illustrative Photography II            3
  + PHTC 1302 Photographic Lab Techniques            3
     Restricted Elective (3)            3
         12
Semester V
# + PHTC 2343 Portfolio Development            3
    + PHTC 2342 Fashion Photography            3
       Social and Behavioral Sciences (1)            3
       Language, Philosophy, and Culture/Creative Arts (1)            3
         12
TOTALS   60
+Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1All first time Austin Community College (ACC) students with fewer than 12 SCH of successful college credit must take the EDUC 1300 course in their first semester at ACC. All other students may select either EDUC 1300 or SPCH 1321. See an advisor or a full-time faculty member in Photographic Technology for more information.
  2Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
  3Select from the following courses: PHTC 1343, PHTC 1344, PHTC 1351, PHTC 1353, or PHTC 2331.

This degree provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in commercial photography. Assignments also include photography of products, architecture, and fashions. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners.

AASEditorial

Editorial Photography Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in portrait photography, editorial portraits on location, fashion and visual exploration. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

 

Semester I Credit Hours
       PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
       ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
       EDUC1300 Effective Learning: Strategies for  College Success1 OR

       SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication
           3
       Mathematics (2)            3
         12
Semester II
    + PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography            3
    + PHTC 1341 Color Photography I            3
       PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
       PHTC 1313 History of Photography            3
         12
Semester III
    + PHTC 1353 Portraiture I            3
    + PHTC 2341 Color Photography II            3
    + PHTC 1351 Photojournalism I            3
    + PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
         12
Semester IV
    + PHTC 2340 Photographic Studio Management            3
    + PHTC 1302 Photographic Lab Techniques            3
    + PHTC 2372 Location Portraiture            3
       Restricted Elective (3)            3
         12
Semester V
# + PHTC 2343 Portfolio Development            3
    + PHTC 2342 Fashion Photography            3
       Social and Behavioral Sciences (2)            3
       Language, Philosophy, and Culture/Creative Arts (2)            3
         12
TOTALS   60
+Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1All first time Austin Community College (ACC) students with fewer than 12 SCH of successful college credit must take the EDUC 1300 course in their first semester at ACC. All other students may select either EDUC 1300 or SPCH 1321. See an advisor or a full-time faculty member in Photographic Technology for more information.
  2Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
  3Select from the following courses: PHTC 1343, PHTC 1345, or PHTC 2331.

This degree provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in portrait photography, editorial portraits on location, fashion and visual exploration. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners.

AASArtist

Photographic Artist Specialization - Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in Photographic Artistry. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

Semester I Credit Hours
       PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
       ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
       EDUC1300 Effective Learning: Strategies for College Success1 OR
       SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication
           3
       Mathematics (2)            3
         12
Semester II
    + PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography            3
    + PHTC 1341 Color Photography I            3
       PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
       PHTC 1313 History of Photography            3
         12
Semester III
    + PHTC 1347 Landscape Photography            3
    + PHTC 2341 Color Photography II            3
       Language, Philosophy, and Culture/Creative Arts (2)            3
    + PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
         12
Semester IV
    + PHTC 1344 Close Up/Macro Photography            3
    + PHTC 1342 Photographic Retouching II            3
    + PHTC 1302 Photographic Lab Techniques            3
       Restricted Elective (3)            3
         12
Semester V
# + PHTC 2343 Portfolio Development            3
    + PHTC 1343 Expressive Photography            3
    + PHTC 2331 Architectural Photography            3
       Social and Behavioral Sciences (2)            3
         12
TOTALS   60
  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1All first time Austin Community College (ACC) students with fewer than 12 SCH of successful college credit must take the EDUC 1300 course in their first semester at ACC. All other students may select either EDUC 1300 or SPCH 1321. See an advisor or a full-time faculty member in Photographic Technology for more information.
  2Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
  3Select from the following courses: PHTC 1345, PHTC 1351, or PHTC 1353.

This degree provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in Photographic Artistry. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

AASPortrait

PORTRAIT-WEDDING SPECIALIZATION - Associate of Applied Science Degree

The program provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in portrait photography. Assignments include portraiture of men, women, children, and groups in studio and on location using electronic flash or natural light. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

 

Semester I Credit Hours
       PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
       ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
       EDUC 1300 Effective Learning: Strategies for College Success1 OR

       SPCH 1321Business and Professional Communication
           3
       Mathematics (2)            3
         12
 Semester II
   + PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography            3
   + PHTC 1341 Color Photography I            3
       PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
       PHTC 1313 History of Photography            3
         12
Semester III
   + PHTC 1353 Portraiture I            3
   + PHTC 2341 Color Photography II            3
      Restricted Elective (3)            3
   + PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
         12
Semester IV
   + PHTC 2340 Photographic Studio Management            3
   + PHTC 2353 Portraiture II            3
   + PHTC 2372 Location Portraiture            3
   + PHTC 1302 Photographic Lab Techniques            3
         12
Semester V
# + PHTC 2343 Portfolio Development            3
   + PHTC 2371 Wedding Photography            3
      Social and Behavioral Sciences (2)            3
      Language, Philosophy, and Culture/Creative Arts (2)            3
         12
TOTALS   60
+Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1All first time Austin Community College (ACC) students with fewer than 12 SCH of successful college credit must take the EDUC 1300 course in their first semester at ACC. All other students may select either EDUC 1300 or SPCH 1321. See an advisor or a full-time faculty member in Photographic Technology for more information.
  2Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
  3Select from the following courses: PHTC 1343, PHTC 1347, or PHTC 1351.

This degree provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in portrait photography. Assignments include portraiture of men, women, children, and groups in studio and on location using electronic flash or natural light. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners.

AASMixedMedia

VISUAL MIXED MEDIA SPECIALIZATION - Associate of Applied Science Degree

This program provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in portrait photography, editorial portraits on location, fashion and visual exploration. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

Semester I Credit Hours
       PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
       ENGL 2311 Technical and Business Writing            3
       EDUC 1300 Effective Learning: Strategies for College Success1 OR
       SPCH 1321 Business and Professional Communication
           3
       Language, Philosophy, and Culture/Creative Arts (2)            3
         12
Semester II
   + PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography            3
   + PHTC 1341 Color Photography I            3
      PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
     COMM1335 Introduction to Radio-Television-Film            3
         12
Semester III
   + PHTC 1353 Portraiture I     OR            3
   + PHTC 1345 Illustrative Photography I
      PHTC 2341 Color Photography II            3
      RTVB 1305 Introduction to Television Technology            3
   + PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
         12
Semester IV
   + COMM 2325 Audio Production            3
   + FLMC 1304 Lighting for Film or Video            3
      Mathematics (2)            3
      BUSG 2309 Small Business Management            3
         12
Semester V
   + PHTC 2342 Fashion Photography     OR            3
   + PHTC 2371 Wedding Photography
      RTVB 2330 Fillm and Video Editing            3
# + FLMC 2310 Film-Style Production            3
      Social and Behavioral Sciences (2)            3
         12
TOTALS   60
+Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1All first time Austin Community College (ACC) students with fewer than 12 SCH of successful college credit must take the EDUC 1300 course in their first semester at ACC. All other students may select either EDUC 1300 or SPCH 1321. See an advisor or a full-time faculty member in Photographic Technology for more information.
  2Select from appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course list.

This degree provides learning experience in theory, laboratory, and studio work in portrait photography, editorial portraits on location, fashion and visual exploration. Graduates of this program qualify for jobs as photographer’s assistants, laboratory workers, studio managers or owners.

DigitalAssistantCert

DIGITAL ASSISTANT - Certificate

A student successfully completing this program is training for a career as a photographer’s assistant. The student will gain knowledge in software relevant to photography as well as learn about capturing images digitally. The objective of this certificate is to prepare students to work with photographers, art directors, and designers in the areas of the digital lab and administrative support.

Semester I Credit Hours
   PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
   ETWR 1471 Social Media Tools I: Design and Implementation            4
           7
Semester II
 + PHTC 2301 Intermediate Photography            3
 + PHTC 1341 Color Photography I            3
    PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
           9
Semester III
+ PHTC 1353 Portraiture I            3
+ PHTC 2341 Color Photography II            3
+ PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
           9
TOTALS   25

+ Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions

A student successfully completing this degree is training for a career as a photographer’s assistant. The student will gain knowledge in software relevant to photography as well as learn about capturing images digitally. The objective of this certificate is to prepare students to work with photographers, art directors, and designers in the areas of the digital lab and administrative support.

PhotoArtistCert

PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST - Certificate

Students successfully completing this program are prepared for careers as photographic retouchers, print finishers, and print colorists, print restorers, and print copiers, and can perform the duties of a photographer’s assistant in simple portrait and product photography. Job opportunities are found in studios, color labs, archives, and the animation industry. The sit-down nature of much of the program makes the training ideally suited for the mobility impaired. Trainees should have good artistic sense, creative ability, fine visual acuity, accurate color perception, and excellent eye-hand coordination. Employment opportunities are considered to be above average. Minor variations desirable for student career goals may be accomplished within college policies by approval of the Program Coordinator.

Semester I Credit Hours
    PHTC 1311 Fundamentals of Photography            3
+ BUSG 2309 Small Business Management            3
           6
Semester II
   PHTC 2349 Photo Digital Imaging II            3
   ETWR 1471 Social Media Tools I: Design and Implementation            4
           7
Semester III
+ PHTC 1340 Photographic Retouching I            3
+ PHTC 1342 Photographic Retouching II            3
           6
TOTALS   19

+ Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions

Students successfully completing this degree are prepared for careers as photographic retouchers, print finishers, and print colorists, print restorers, and print copiers, and can perform the duties of a photographer’s assistant in simple portrait and product photography. Job opportunities are found in studios, color labs, archives, and the animation industry. The sit-down nature of much of the program makes the training ideally suited for the mobility impaired. Trainees should have good artistic sense, creative ability, fine visual acuity, accurate color perception, and excellent eye-hand coordination. Employment opportunities are considered to be above average.

Pin It on Pinterest