About this course
The Digital Image Management diploma program will prepare students to obtain positions in their chosen field and function as assistants for a professional photographer. Students are primarily focused on the creation of digital photography and videos, the development of websites, publishing electronic images for print and the web, and basic business principles. Students will gain knowledge in the key functions of digital photography and video; this involves the basics of how to produce digital photographs and videos that effectively communicate their ideas, the techniques of digital editing, asset management, and publishing and printing of digital files. Students will be taught business principles including how to keep financial records, market their work, and the basic knowledge of licensing, copyright laws, contracts, and negotiation. Students will develop an online portfolio that demonstrates their skills learned to effectively transition them into the workplace.
The Art Institute of Colorado requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0 for admission to the college. Prospective students whose high school GPA falls between 1.5 and 1.99 must demonstrate to the admissions committee that they are dedicated to improving their academic performance through a combination of the essay, transcripts, and placement tests. Students whose high school GPA falls below 1.49 will not be considered for admission, with the exception of those individuals who have attended another college for a significant period of time, earned a minimum of 30 credits or with an approved appeal from the Admissions committee.