Photography Technology, Associate in Applied Science DegreePhotography Class The Photography Technology Program provides graduates with entry-level employment skills in the rapidly changing professional photography field. Following a foundation year of basic photography, digital photography, and general education, art, and business courses, the second year includes specialized courses in lighting, large-format and color. Students select elective courses to help design programs that will prepare them for their individual career goals in the field of photography. The emphasis is on hands-on experience to develop both the creative ability and the technical skills essential to photography careers.