Photography Degree at Orange Coast College

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Photography Degree

The photography program at Orange Coast College 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. Orange Coast College offers an associate's degree program in photography.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male1
Female1

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
White2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Photography program at Orange Coast College, 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, photographers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 3.1% from 2014 to 2024

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,...)

Santa Ana College

Santa Ana, CA
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  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (C,A)

Irvine Valley College

Irvine, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (C,A)

Cypress College

Cypress, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (C)

Saddleback College

Mission Viejo, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Film Studies (A)
  • Cinematography And Film (A)
  • Photography (A)

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

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

Rio Hondo College

Whittier, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (A)

University of La Verne

La Verne, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Photography (B)

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Film Studies (B)
  • Photography (B)

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Photography (C,A)

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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
32:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$2,943