Photography Degree at California State University – Sacramento

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Photography Degree

The photography program at California State University – Sacramento prepares students for careers in the industrial, scientific, and photojournalism fields. The program focuses on the principals and techniques of communication information, ideas, moods, and feelings through the creation of images on photographic film, plates, and digital images. Program courses include: instruction in camera and equipment operation and maintenance, film and plate developing, light and composition, films and printing media, color and special effects, photographic art, photographic history, and computer applications. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer photography degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Photography Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. California State University – Sacramento offers a bachelor's degree program in photography.

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male17
Female39

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian5
Black2
Hispanic12
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White26
Unknown6

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Photography program at Sacramento State, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Photographers

Description

Photograph people, landscapes, merchandise, or other subjects, using digital or film cameras and equipment. May develop negatives or use computer software to produce finished images and prints. Includes scientific photographers, aerial photographers, and photojournalists.

Career Outlook & Projects ()

According to the BLS, photographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 12.5% from 2010 to 2020

Salary & Wages

  • Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA
    • Total Employment: 210
    • Average Hourly Rate: $21.09
    • Average Annual Salary: $43,860

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Photography Programs in California

Photography programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Cosumnes River College

Sacramento, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Film Studies (C)
  • Photography (C)

San Joaquin Delta College

Stockton, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (A)

Pacific Union College

Angwin, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Cinematography And Film (A,B)
  • Photography (A,B)

Modesto Junior College

Modesto, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (A)

California College of the Arts

Oakland, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cinematography And Film (B,M)
  • Photography (B,M)

Columbia College

Sonora, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (A)

Santa Rosa Junior College

Santa Rosa, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Cinematography And Film (C)
  • Photography (C)

San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 45 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cinematography And Film (B,M)
  • Photography (B,M)

Academy of Art University

San Francisco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Fashion or Art School
  • 190 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cinematography And Film (A,B,M)
  • Photography (A,B,M)

Butte College

Oroville, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 16 students completed this program

Programs

  • Photography (C,A)

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