LACP model Charito Mertz photographed by a student during a LACP workshpop, Disney Hall

Photo by Sebastian Ercus

General Course of Study

This certificate can be completed online OR in-person

The General Course of Study Certificate Program is designed for the beginner. No experience is necessary. Six classes are required to earn the certificate. For those with little to no photography experience, this certificate is required before moving forward to either the Fine Art or Lighting & Portraiture certificate programs.

Required:
Complete these three classes listed below in order:
1. Basic Photography – Part 1 (offered twice per quarter)
2. Basic Photography – Part 2 (offered once per quarter)
3. Basic Photography – Part 3 (offered once per semester)

Complete these three classes listed below, in no particular order:
1. Introduction to Adobe Lightroom Classic (offered once per quarter)
2. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (offered once per quarter)
3. Composition 101: A Course in Photographic Design (offered once per quarter)
 

Tuition – Online

$1,865
(Regular price for required classes = $2,490)

Tuition includes automatic Bronze Level Membership to LACP.)

Tuition – In-Person

$2,165
(Regular price for required classes = $2,890)

Tuition includes automatic Bronze Level Membership to LACP.)
 

Refund policy

Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable.
 

Enroll

To enroll in the General Course of Study Certificate Program, please pay the one-time candidacy fee of $250, then select the “Buy Now” button below and follow the prompts. Payment is required in full upon registration.


Select either “Online” or “In-Person”




 

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