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The Photography Program at Estrella Mountain College emphasizes a well-rounded foundational experience for students hoping to pursue advanced degrees in Photography or Fine Art. The college offers courses in darkroom as well as digital photography in a state-of-the-art digital lab.  Students enrolled in photography classes can expect to learn both the necessary technical skills needed to use photographic equipment and the creativity required to make meaningful art.

Why Photography @ EMCC?

  • State-of-the-art Macintosh lab
  • An emphasis on contemporary art, experimentation, and community in a learning- centered environment
  • A full schedule of art exhibitions on campus
  • Numerous opportunities for students to display their artwork on campus

Career and Employment Outlook

  • Fine Artist
  • Professional Photographer

University Transfer Options

Maricopa Degree Options

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Associate in Arts (AA) Bachelor of Fine Arts