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Digital Photography Associate of Science

The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley, a campus of Argosy University can help you prepare for it.

Program Overview

This Art Institute program is no longer accepting new students. Currently enrolled students can find out more about this program below.

Digital Photography

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The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley Announces the 3rd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Show Call for Entries The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley Announces the 3rd Annual Art Educators Appreciation Gallery Show Call for Entries



(Sunnyvale, California, January 31, 2014) – This March, The Art Institutes system of schools (“The Art Institutes”) will have more than 50 Art Institutes locations in the United States host What Those Who Teach Can Do, a national collaboration of gallery shows to pay tribute to talented arts educators across the country. In Sunnyvale, The Art Institute of California – Silicon Valley, a campus of Argosy University, will feature local high school art and media educators’ artwork in a month-long exhibition to celebrate their creativity, and thank them for positively affecting the lives of so many students.

“We’re turning the tables on our educators and focusing on their passions and creativity,” said Charles Restivo, president of The Art Institutes. “The collaboration of galleries is the stage we set to celebrate our teachers’ commitment to preparing our area high school students.”

This year will mark The Art Institutes’ third celebration highlighting educators’ artistic work, commitment and passion. If you’re a high school arts and/or media teacher or know of a teacher that may be interested in submitting their work, please visit http://whatteacherscreate.com/ for information about What Those Who Teach Can Do at The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley.

Artwork for submission can include, but is not limited to, painting, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, audio/video, design, digital media, film, photography, illustration, culinary images, fiber, and/or fiber arts. There is a limit of one entry per participant, and all art must be exhibition-ready for immediate installation.

This year, anyone can nominate a teacher to submit their work. Once nominated, the nominee will receive an email notifying them of their nomination along with information on how to submit their artwork. Entries are being accepted, and entry deadlines vary by campus.

For all details regarding local gallery receptions, please visit http://aieducators.com/.

The Art Institute of California – Silicon Valley, a campus of Argosy University, is one of The Art Institutes, a system of over 50 schools throughout North America. Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. Several institutions included in The Art Institutes system are campuses of South University or Argosy University. The Art Institute of California — Silicon Valley, a campus of Argosy University, is located at 1120 Kifer Road, Sunnyvale, CA 94086. ©2014 The Art Institutes International LLC.

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Program Description

The associate’s degree program in Digital Photography reflects the continued impact of technology in the photography industry and the breadth of skills needed by graduates to maintain and increase marketability upon completion of their degree. Specifically, this program model contains courses focused on the increased level of skill in areas such as photographic design, lighting, studio photography, portraiture and image manipulation to provide a strong technical and creative foundation

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will have the opportunity to:
• Produce a basic portfolio of original work demonstrating industry standards.
• Use problem-solving processes to produce visually compelling imagery reflective of their personal styles and visions.
• Demonstrate the ability to conceptualize, plan and implement marketing strategies and a business model reflective of entry-level standards, while demonstrating personal motivation and ethical practices.

Graduation Requirements
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Digital Photography, students must: receive a passing grade or credit for all required coursework; earn a minimum of 90 quarter credits; achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher; meet portfolio or other requirements as outlined by the program; and satisfy all financial obligations as related to your program of study.
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