Spring 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ARTPH 300    Basic Art Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course examines the formal and technical aspects of 35mm film photography. Topics include critiques of major movements in the history of photography and contemporary silver-gelatin process artists. A problem-solving approach is utilized to explore compositional ideas. Camera operation, black and white film developing, and silver-gelatin printmaking are covered. Digital photography file management and editing concepts are introduced through film scans. A 35mm single lens reflex (SLR) camera as well as darkroom and portfolio supplies are required. Processing chemicals are provided. Field trips may be required. (C-ID ARTS 260)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:30AM-09:20AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50813295Textbook
TTh09:30AM-10:50AMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508
TTh11:00AM-11:50AMLECC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50810948Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 508
MW08:00AM-08:50AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50810950Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508
TTh01:30PM-02:20PMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50810952Textbook
TTh02:30PM-03:50PMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 302     Black and White Silver Gelatin Photography Lab    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ARTPH 300 or 340
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills in black and white silver gelatin photography. It also allows alternative process photographers additional lab hours for development of film and digital negatives. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development for ARTPH 300 and ARTPH 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50812996Textbook

ARTPH 305    Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better. ARTNM 302 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area I (effective Summer 2014)
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, and re-writable memory devices are required. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW03:30PM-04:20PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50813450Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508
M06:30PM-08:20PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50810954Textbook
TBATBALABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN Online
Online & In-class
The above hybrid class meets in a traditional classroom on Mondays. The class uses Adobe (Photoshop) and a DSLR camera for the lab projects associated with this course. You will need your own software, or enroll in ARTPH 490 to access the 509 digital lab, or access it through the LRC to follow the assignments.

TTh04:00PM-04:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50813584Textbook
TTh05:00PM-06:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 306    Photography Lab: Digital Editing    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ARTPH 305, 310, 322, or 360
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills in digital image editing, processing, and printing. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development in ARTPH 305, ARTPH 310, ARTPH 322, and ARTPH 360.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50812997Textbook

ARTPH 315    Trends in Software and Social Media for Photographers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 305 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 116 AND ENGWR 102; OR ESLR 320 AND ESLW 320.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers basic trends in photographic editing and presentation software. Editing photographs in Photoshop and file management in Lightroom along with introductions to similar software are covered. Topics include uses of social media in presentation and dissemination of photographs for commercial purposes and clients, as well as photographic output to print, social media, and the internet.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-01:50PMLECB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 50820313Textbook
MW02:00PM-03:20PMLABB.WorsfoldARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 340    Alternative Process Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers alternative photographic printing processes produced in sunlight. No camera is necessary. Image processes such as salt prints, cyanotypes, Van Dyke brown prints, gum prints, palladium prints, and wet-plate photography are covered. It includes the history of photographic processes from the daguerreotype to the digital age. Negatives are produced from digital transparencies, Xerox transparencies, transparency film, and natural objects. Varied printing substrates are covered. Papers and printing surfaces, brushes, memory storage devices, digital printing resources, safety glasses, and protective gloves are required. Chemistry is provided. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:20AMLECJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 50819427Textbook
MW11:30AM-12:50PMLABJ.HookerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 361    Photography Lab: Studio Lighting    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ARTPH 360 or 370
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills in studio lighting and large format photography. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development for ARTPH 360 and ARTPH 370.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50812998Textbook

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 13-May 16

TTh06:30PM-07:20PMLECC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 50811608Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABC.SchindlerARC MAIN FineArts 508

ARTPH 376    Photography Lab: Portfolio Development    1 Unit

Course Family:
Studio Art and Practice
Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in ARTPH 300, ARTPH 305, ARTPH 310, ARTPH 320, ARTPH 340, ARTPH 350, ARTPH 360, ARTPH 370, ARTPH 375, or ARTPH 495
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course offers additional lab hours to more fully develop creative vision and technical skills. It provides additional assistance in assignments and portfolio development.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

F09:00AM-12:05PMLABC.SmithARC MAIN FineArts 50813115Textbook

ARTPH 495    Independent Studies in Art Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 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 13-May 16

TBATBALABJ.Hooker TBA TBA12395Textbook

ARTPH 498    Work Experience in Art Photography    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b) (effective Summer 2017)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position, or job related to art with a cooperating site supervisor. Students are advised to consult with the Art Photography Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of art photography. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer-level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce, completion of Title 5 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site, and developing workplace skills and competencies. During the semester, the student is required to complete 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. First-time participants are also required to attend a weekly orientation, the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting. Returning participants are required to attend the first class meeting, a mid-semester meeting, and a final meeting and may meet individually with the instructor as needed to complete a work site observation and all program forms, receive updates, and assignments. Students may take up to 16 units total across all Work Experience course offerings. This course may be taken up to four times when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20303Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20303Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at
https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, April 7 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20306Textbook
TBATBALABS.Jay TBA TBA20306Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 716, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 3 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 716 and a final meeting on Saturday, May 5 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 716.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

T06:00PM-06:50PMLABP.SakakiharaARC MAIN HeEd 71520304Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA20304Textbook
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 10-Apr 28

TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA20305Textbook
TBATBALABP.Sakakihara TBA TBA20305Textbook
NOTE: This course meets online and also requires a face-to-face orientation meeting on Saturday, February 10 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715, a face-to-face midpoint meeting on Saturday, March 17 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715 and a final meeting on Saturday, April 28 at 10:00AM-12:00PM in RM HeED 715.
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017