Fall 2017 Class Schedule (CRC)



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PHOTO 271    Color Management    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: PHOTO 320
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of color management. Topics of instruction include: calibration, profile generation, color management in Photoshop, and optimizing and preparing images for output to labs. Students will work with digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, lab time, field trips, exams, a journal, and a final project.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08
TTh       08:00AM-09:05AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TTh       09:15AM-10:05AM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         19032 
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TBA       TBA             LAB J.West                TBA TBA                 19032 Textbook


PHOTO 272    Lightroom    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to learn the most current photographic archiving software products. Topics of instruction include: importing images, editing imaging and placing images into collections and libraries. Students will work with digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, lab time, field trips, exams, a journal, and a final project.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
TTh       08:00AM-09:05AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14625 
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TTh       09:15AM-10:05AM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West                TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 9 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 301    Beginning Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 301
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines lectures with hands-on experience in traditional black and white photography. Students will work primarily with film cameras. Instruction includes camera function, exposure control, film processing, enlarging prints, low light photography, and print finishing. Creative control and elements of composition will also be covered. The format of the class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, a field trip, exams and a portfolio. Students may wish to challenge the prerequisite on the basis of equivalent experience. This course is the same as ARTPH 301, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         11:00AM-12:50PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202           
Th        11:00AM-02:05PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 212         14498 
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T         01:00PM-04:05PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 212         15005 Textbook
Two Labs are associated with the Tuesday Lecture. Select one Lab and register using that class number. You will be automatically enrolled into the Lecture.

F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14272 Textbook
F         11:15AM-02:30PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 212           


PHOTO 302    Beginning Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines lectures with hands-on experience in digital photography. Instruction includes digital camera function, exposure control, technical and creative control, computer manipulation of images and digital output options. The format of the class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, exams and a portfolio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204         14762 
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F         11:15AM-01:20PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner             TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.

M         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC E.Zarate             CRC MAIN WIN 204         14760 Textbook
M         07:00PM-09:05PM LAB E.Zarate             CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB E.Zarate              TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 310    Intermediate Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 310
Prerequisite: ARTPH 301 or PHOTO 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to expand on the technical and creative concepts acquired in beginning film photography. Topics of instruction include: exposure and development control, archival printing, introduction to medium and large format photography, studio lighting techniques, and alternative processes. Students will work primarily with film cameras. The class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, written tests, and a portfolio. This course is the same as ARTPH 310, and under either name, the course may only be taken one time for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14834 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 212           


PHOTO 312    Intermediate Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to expand on the technical and creative concepts acquired in beginning digital photography. Topics of instruction include: advanced digital camera functions, exposure control, introduction to studio lighting, computer manipulation of images, digital archiving, digital output options and digital print finishing. The class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, written tests, a field trip, and a portfolio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         12:30PM-02:35PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204         14740 
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M         02:45PM-04:50PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner             TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 320    Color Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 322
Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of color photography. Topics of instruction include: color theory, correct exposure, techniques to determine correct color balance, flash exposure for color and printing digital files. Students will work with digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations, lab time, written tests, and a portfolio. This course is the same as ARTPH 322, and under either name, the course may only be taken one time for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14842 
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W         10:00AM-12:05PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 202           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 340    Careers in Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 322 or PHOTO 320 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 different careers available in the photographic industry. Fields of study include: portraiture, wedding photography, fashion, commercial and tabletop, photojournalism, and fine art photography. Students are encouraged to pursue their own area of interest by working with professionals in the field. Students may work with digital or traditional cameras. The class includes: lectures, studio visits, lab time, and completion of a resume, price list, and portfolio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         12:30PM-02:20PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         14840 
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W         02:30PM-04:40PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner             TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 364    Advanced Black and White Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 310 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to expand on the technical and creative concepts acquired in intermediate photography. Topics of instruction include: zone system, archival printing techniques, advanced methods of image manipulation, and digital fine art printing. Students will work with digital and traditional cameras. The class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, exams, and a portfolio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         19033 
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T         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 212           


PHOTO 365    Alternative Process Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 340
Prerequisite: ARTPH 301 or PHOTO 301 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces historical and alternative processes in photography. Topics of instruction include: pin hole photography, handmade cameras, historical photographic processes, enlarging negatives, creating digital negatives and contact printing. Students will also hang a class exhibition. The class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, exams, and a portfolio. This course is the same as ARTPH 340.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14713 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 212           


PHOTO 366    Advanced Alternative Process Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 341
Prerequisite: ARTPH 340 or PHOTO 365 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an advanced study of historical and alternative processes in photography and is designed to expand on the technical and creative concepts acquired in Beginning Alternative Process Photography. Topics of instruction include a deeper investigation of pin hole photography, handmade cameras, historical photographic processes, creating digital negatives and contact printing. Students will also hang a class exhibition. The class includes research, lectures, visual presentations, lab time, exams, and a portfolio. This course is the same as ARTPH 341.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         15398 
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W         07:00PM-10:05PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 212           


PHOTO 370    Portraiture and Wedding Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 322 or PHOTO 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the portraiture and wedding photography business. Topics include: techniques of lighting, use of appropriate cameras and media, professional practices and strategies for beginning business. Students work with digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, lab time, on-location field trips, exams, a journal, and a portfolio geared toward a professional presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Th        05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14838 
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Th        07:00PM-09:05PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 208           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 390    Studio Lighting Techniques    3-4 Units

Prerequisite: ARTPH 322 or PHOTO 320 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study in studio lighting techniques used in commercial photography. Topics of instruction include: correct exposure using strobe, lighting ratios, basic portraiture and advertising, appropriate choice of camera formats, and studies in composition of commercial photographs. Students are encouraged to work in a variety of formats, using black and white and color. Students will primarily use digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations and discussions, on-location field trips, lab time, exams, and a portfolio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
M         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14885 
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M         10:00AM-12:20PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 208           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
3.0 Units only. 36 hours Lecture and 54 hours Lab.
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 400    Digital Imaging    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in digital imaging and electronic desktop photography. Methods currently used in publishing will be emphasized. The class includes lectures, use of computers and scanners, slide presentations, occasional off-campus class meetings, and preparation of a notebook and a digital portfolio.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC D.Herrera            CRC MAIN WIN 204         14392 
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T         07:00PM-09:05PM LAB D.Herrera            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Herrera             TBA TBA                   


PHOTO 410    Advanced Digital Imaging    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 400 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an advanced study of digital imaging and related software programs. Methods currently used in publishing will be emphasized. The class includes lectures, use of computers, scanners, and a variety of output devices, and preparation of a digital portfolio. This course will introduce the student to the emerging field of multimedia and visit various local businesses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14836 
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TTh       12:00PM-12:50PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 16 hours of online Lab activities. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.


PHOTO 420    History of Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 342
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C1; IGETC Area 3A
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an in-depth study of photography and photographically derived images. The course will focus on the development of the first photograph processes from the nineteenth century to current technologies. The format of the class includes lecture and discussions, visual presentations and a field trip. This course is the same as ARTPH 342, and only one may be taken for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         14600 
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PHOTO 420 is team taught by Professors Kathryn Mayo and Patty Felkner.

TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14600 Textbook
PHOTO 420 is team taught by Professors Kathryn Mayo and Patty Felkner.


PHOTO 495    Independent Studies in Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 162 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                 15470 
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1 unit; 54 lab hours.


PHOTO 498    Work Experience in Photography    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Photography.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. 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 required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 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. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
W         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14440 
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TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14440 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/.
Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14109 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 24th, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-103
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14111 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, August 25th, 9:00 a.m.- 11:15 a.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14651 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Monday, August 28th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14110 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 12-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14108 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at the on campus orientation: Thursday, October 12th from 6:30 PM -8:45 PM in WIN-103.
Login to the eLearning web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet 2) e-mail account

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017