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Associate in Fine Arts (AFA)

Offered through Arts, Design, Humanities & Communication

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park | Meramec | Wildwood

The Photography program offers classes in analog, digital, video and experimental processes, with an emphasis on developing a personal vision and an understanding of the medium's role in the larger art world. The program encourages a strong foundation in traditional photographic processes and in art, with an emphasis on blending that knowledge with emerging technologies and non-traditional techniques. St. Louis Community College also offers some of the best photography workshops in St. Louis through our Continuing Education classes.

Required Courses

The recommended academic plan blends general education requirements with options for areas of concentration to ensure students get the most out of their certificate or degree.


More than one million students have attended STLCC. It’s the largest institute of higher education in the region and the second largest in Missouri.

Faculty and Staff

St. Louis Community College expands minds and changes lives every day by offering high-quality educational experiences leading to degrees, certificates, employment, university transfer, and life-long learning.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this nationally recognized transfer program have gone on to successful careers in studio art, documentary photography, photo journalism, commercial photography, and other related fields.

Accredited Program

STLCC-Florissant Valley and Meramec are accredited institutional members of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (since 1977). NASAD is the nationally recognized accrediting body for premiere schools of art and design in the United States.

Cost of Attendance

For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES.

Program Career and Salary Information

Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at https://scorecard.mo.gov/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.

The following limitations to the data apply - Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Program Coordinators

Florissant Valley

Christine Giancola


Forest Park

Jamie Kreher



David Hanlon


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