Photo Imaging Technology
Instructor Glenn Riegel | West Campus | CIP Code 10.9999
This program will introduce students to the art and science of digital media technology. Through two tracks of study, Video and Photography, students will develop an understanding of the various media technology used in today’s communication and media industries. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands on experiences in developing productions and images, using industry standard software, hardware and camera equipment in both studio and field environments.
The core curriculum, in which all students will participate, will include training in creative development, the production cycle, TV/film/video production, photography, lighting, project management, budgeting, audio production, as well as distribution and social media. In addition, through a clustered learning experience, students will be educated in graphicand visual design.
After completing the core curriculum, students will have the opportunity to specialize in either photography or video/TV/film, for further and more intense study in the selected discipline.
The Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, and Audition, will be taught throughout the program.
This program will enhance students’ writing and communication, creative abilities, problem solving, and technical/computer skills in preparation for college and employment.
Video Camera Operator
Photographic Process Worker
CAREER PATHWAYS CAN LEAD TO:*
*Requires post-secondary training.
Adobe Certified Associate - Visual Communication
Adobe Certified Associate - Graphic Design & Illustration
Adobe Certified Associate - Print & Design Media Publication
OSHA/CareerSafe 10-Hour Certification
College Advanced Credits:
Central Pennsylvania College - Up to 12 credits
Pennsylvania College of Technology - Up to 3 credits
The Art Institute of Philadelphia - Up to 6 credits
There are specific costs for textbooks, tools, supplies, uniforms, certifications; and for some programs, medical and criminal clearances that students are obligated to pay upon acceptance. These costs change annually.
Program Entrance Recommendations:
ο Reading at grade level
o Algebra I or Geometry
o Problem-solving/ troubleshooting skills
o Ability to work independently
and in a team
o Hand-eye coordination
o Artistic ability/creativity