# CTE Resource Center - Administrative Planning Guide - Commercial Photography II (8608/36 weeks, 280 hours)

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Commercial Photography II (8608/36 weeks, 280 hours)

Course Description

Course Code:8608
Work-based Learning:Available
Duration:36 weeks, 280 hours
Suggested Grade Levels:11–12
Prerequisites:Commercial Photography I (8607/36 weeks, 140 hours)

The ability to apply principles of visual literacy to produce visual content gives students an advantage in today’s global, multimedia society. In this final year of Commercial Photography, students are taught industry-relevant technical skills and have the opportunity to work with a variety of technology, including digital cameras, lighting, design software, and editing tools to stage, shoot, process, print, and present professional-grade images while developing a portfolio for a related career. In addition, students (optionally) explore 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.