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  • Visual Communications Technologies

    Delivery: A mix of daytime and evening courses.
    Start: Fall or Spring: Full- or Part-Time.
     

    • Professional Photography (VCT) — Associate in Applied Science Degree (60 credits)
    • Professional Photography (VCT) — Diploma (48 credits)

     

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About the Program

The Professional Photography AAS degree prepares students for a career in wedding and portrait photography. Course assignments ready students for event, location and studio shooting. Upon completion students will have acquired professional equipment, knowledge of business practices, and a business identity to position them for success.

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Potential Job Titles

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  • Photographer

Salary Data

Photographers
Average Wage: $23.61/hour
Top Earners: $42.35/hour

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.mnscu.edu

Learning Outcomes

Professional Photography (VCT) - Diploma 48 credits

  • Demonstrate industry standard effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Generate communication solutions for business needs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with technology in the area of Photography.
  • Prepare and demonstrate a portfolio at the annual VCT Program Portfolio Show.

Professional Photography (VCT) - AAS Degree 60 credits

  • Demonstrate industry standard effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Generate communication solutions for business needs.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with technology in the area of Photography.
  • Prepare and demonstrate a portfolio at the annual VCT Program Portfolio Show.