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Fresno City College offers an extensive series of classes for those who wish to enter the image making industry or improve their current professional skills. Students get hands on experience in our studios and labs with current hardware, software and printing technology. The following Degrees and Certificates are offered upon completion of required courses.

Professional Photography Associate of Science Degree (see a map of classes here) or
a Certificate of Completion (see a chart of tracks here) in the following:

  • Commercial Photography
  • Digital Photography
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Professional Photography

Individual courses:

Photo 5 Introduction to Photo (UC & CSU transfer credits)

Photo 6 Digital Camera Fundamentals (UC transfer credits)

Photo 12 Beginning Photoshop (UC transfer credits)

Photo 15 Photography & Visual Literacy (UC transfer credits)

Photo 17 Classic Black & White (UC & CSU transfer credits)

Photo 18 Digital Black & White (UC transfer credits)

Photo 23 Advanced Photoshop (UC transfer credits)

Photo 26 Lighting Principles

Photo 30 Editorial Photography (UC transfer credits)

Photo 32 Commercial Portraiture

Photo 45 Advanced Projects

Photo 57 Applied Color & Alternative Photographic Media (UC transfer credits)

NEW! Photo 267 Aerial Multimedia (Drone Image Capture)

Department Facts

7,911 sq. ft. - Department footprint
3 - Full Time Instructors
13 - Adjunct Instructors
40 - iMacs
9 - Printing Enlargers
9 - Tray Line sinks
8 - Film Processing Rooms
2 - Computer  MAC Labs
3 - Classrooms (includes 1 MAC Lab)
2 - Shooting Studios
3 - Epson 17 inch wide printers
1 - Epson 9890 44 inch wide printer