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Drone Photography and Videography, Certificate of Specialization

Banner Code: 3_CE_DRPV

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This certificate program provides students with the basic skills needed for an entry-level career in Drone Photography and Videography. The program courses provide an overview of Drone skills and careers. Topics covered include hands-on and virtual flight activities to develop, practice, and optimize UAV (Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle) flight and photography skills with high-end photo equipment, drones, and drone simulators. The program courses include hands-on and technical skills in media management, and image editing for drone operators and focus on developing drone careers in digital media, capturing and editing images for a variety of industries across multiple sectors.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

 Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Integrate advanced drone operation with digital media management skills to create, edit, and optimize aerial photography and videography across multiple sectors. Leveraging high-end equipment and software such as Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere, students will apply image and video editing techniques. Furthermore, students will exhibit foundational knowledge of FAA regulations pertinent to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, ensuring responsible and lawful media capture.

Review Graduation Requirements.

Course Title Units
Required Core
Complete the following:
DMD C121Digital Video (Premiere)3
DMD C131Digital Photography using Photoshop3
DMD C150Drone Photography and Videography3
Total Units9