Fall 2011 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ARTPH 300    Basic Art Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, ESLL 320 or ESLR 320 or ESLW 320 or placement through assessment process
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course consists of a structured examination of the formal and technical aspects of 35mm photography. Topics include critiques of major movements in the history of photography and contemporary silver process artists. A problem-solving approach is utilized to explore compositional ideas. Camera operation, black and white film developing, and printmaking are covered. Digital photography concepts are introduced. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Processing chemicals are provided.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14466 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    28584 Textbook
TTh       10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14470 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14474 Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 305    Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 302
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a course in basic digital photography. Topics include digital camera functions, exposure systems using f-stop and shutter speed combinations, digital shooting practices, photographic composition and aesthetics, editing tools and software, and print portfolio development. It also includes issues in contemporary photography and the history of photography. Digital cameras with adjustable f-stops and shutter speeds, camera memory cards, re-writable CD's and memory devices are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14486 
Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
F         10:00AM-12:10PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14490 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.3 hours per week TBA


ARTPH 310    Intermediate Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the technical control of black and white photographic materials and equipment. Professional camera techniques and the creative aspects of photography are emphasized. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera or digital camera with manual options as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Different artists and topics are covered each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       02:30PM-03:20PM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14478 
Textbook
TTh       03:30PM-04:50PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 322    Color Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 300 and 305 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the aesthetic aspects of color photography involving camera and digital techniques emphasizing uniqueness of expression. It includes a continuing exploration of form and composition, lighting and exposure, film characteristics and scanning, digital capture and editing, with emphasis on color photography as an art form. Color correction, color management, work flow and other digital concepts are included. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) or digital camera with manual options as well as memory devices and portfolio supplies are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    29677 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 360    Studio Lighting    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 300 or 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study in studio lighting techniques used in photography. Topics include lighting ratios, correct exposure using an electronic flash, basic portraiture, advertising, choice of camera formats and film, white balance adjustments, and color temperature. It also includes study of the history of studio photography. Black and white, color, and digital processes are included. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) or digital camera with manual option as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Field trips are required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
F         12:30PM-02:40PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    14482 
Textbook
F         02:50PM-06:05PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 375    Freelance Photography Careers    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with grade of "C" or better; OR ESLL 320 or ESLW 320 with grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers careers in freelance photography including commercial photography, journalism, and fine art photography. It introduces the basic elements of implementing photography project plans, including necessary permits, aesthetic style choices, marketing, photography pricing, and portfolio presentations. Preparing, presenting, and implementing freelance photography career plans are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC C.Schindler          ARC MAIN FineArts 508    28588 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 5, 2011