# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Commercial Photography I (8607/36 weeks, 140 hours)

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Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Commercial Photography I (8607/36 weeks, 140 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8607
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 140 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:10–11
Prerequisites:None

The ability to apply principles of visual literacy to produce visual content gives students an advantage in today’s global, multimedia society. Students will be taught industry-relevant technical skills and have the opportunity to work with a variety of technology, including digital cameras, design software, and editing tools to stage, shoot, process, print, and present professional-grade images. In addition, students will evaluate and critique photographic work and investigate the history of photography, including (optionally) the fundamentals of film and darkroom development.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Arts, Audio/Video Technology and Communications
    • Visual Arts

Available Credentials

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.