Spring 2013 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, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11470 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11472 Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
MW        03:30PM-04:20PM LEC C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11474 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB C.Smith              ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       01:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11476 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LAB J.Hooker             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, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:20AM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    13034 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TTh       03:30PM-04:20PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11478 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
W         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11480 Textbook
W         07:50PM-08:20PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. Students will meet 2.7 hrs online per week.



ARTPH 340    Alternative Process 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
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers photographic printing processes produced in sunlight. No camera is necessary. Processes such as kallitype, cyanotype, Van Dyke brown printing, and gum printing are covered. It includes the history of photographic processes from the daguerreotype to the digital age. Negatives are produced from digital transparencies, xerox transparencies, ortho-litho film and natural objects. Printing on paper, fabric, wood and ceramics is covered. Papers and printing surfaces, brushes, memory storage devices and safety glasses are required. Field trips may be required. Different topics, artists, and processes are covered each semester. This course may be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
F         12:00PM-01:50PM LEC J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508    11540 
Textbook
F         02:00PM-04:50PM LAB J.Hooker             ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 350    Documentary 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 provides instruction in documentary photography and photojournalism techniques. Film developing, printing and digital processing are emphasized. A portfolio including an extensive photo essay or documentary project is required. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera or a digital camera with manual options as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:00PM-01:50PM LEC B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508    12219 
Textbook
MW        02:00PM-03:20PM LAB B.Worsfold           ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 370    Fashion, Wedding, and Portrait 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 is an overview of basic fashion, wedding, and portrait photography concepts. Topics include major movements in fashion and portrait photography as well as the study of specific fashion photographers. It also includes studio portrait lighting and styling techniques specific to fashion, wedding, and portrait photography. Wedding photo-journalism is also covered. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) film camera or digital camera with manual options and darkroom supplies are required. Fashion shoots are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       06:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Schindler          ARC MAIN FineArts 508    13032 
Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Schindler          ARC MAIN FineArts 508      


ARTPH 495    Independent Studies in Art Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TBA       TBA             LEC B.Worsfold            TBA TBA                 20415 
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Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013