Spring 2014 Class Schedule (CRC)



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PHOTO 260    The Eastern Sierra Landscape, Yosemite Valley    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to give students an opportunity to photograph in the Eastern Sierra emphasizing the Yosemite Valley. The course will include a variety of topics including using film and digital cameras in the landscape, understanding different natural qualities of light and low light photography.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 18-May 09
F         05:00PM-08:50PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         19289 
Textbook
F         05:00PM-08:50PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         19289 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner            Off Campus Field Trip      
Pre-meeting dates are Fridays, April 18 and 25. Post Meeting date is May 9. Dates of travel will be May 2-4, 2014.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Mayo               Off Campus Field Trip      
Pre-meeting dates are Fridays, April 18 and 25. Post Meeting date is May 9. Dates of travel will be May 2-4, 2014.


PHOTO 277    Creating a Digital Portfolio     1.5 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to provide students instruction in creating a website to promote their photography. Website hosting options, uploading and organizing images will be covered. Students will work with digital cameras and design software. The class includes: lectures, lab time, field trips, exams, a journal, and a final project.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 18-Mar 17
M         10:30AM-11:35AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         20253 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.West               CRC MAIN Online          20253 Textbook
M         11:45AM-01:20PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 208           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 8 hours of Online Lab activities. Online exercises will demonstrate and have students apply basic image manipulation correction options in Photoshop. 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, Jan 18-May 21
T         11:00AM-12:50PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         15272 
Textbook
Th        11:00AM-01:50PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 212           
 

T         04:00PM-06:05PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         15276 Textbook
T         06:15PM-09:30PM 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, Jan 18-May 21
M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14952 
Textbook
W         08:00AM-10:05AM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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.

F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204         15022 Textbook
F         11:15AM-01:20PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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 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, Jan 18-May 21
M         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         15198 
Textbook
M         07:15PM-09:20PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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, Jan 18-May 21
W         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         15200 
Textbook
W         12:00PM-01:50PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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 360    Large Format Photography    3 Units

Same As: ARTPH 314
Prerequisite: ARTPH 310 or 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 give students a thorough knowledge of view camera operation in the studio and in the field. Topics of instruction include: view camera movements, exposure techniques, processing sheet film, adjustments necessary to print large format negatives, and presentation of the large format image. Students may work in black and white, color, or both. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations, lab time, studio time, and a portfolio. Students are urged to provide their own large format camera. This course is the same as ARTPH 314.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
F         11:00AM-01:05PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14798 
Textbook
F         01:15PM-04:20PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 212           


PHOTO 372    Advanced Portrait 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 give students an in depth understanding of portraiture. Topics include: techniques of lighting and posing, working with groups and individuals, use of appropriate cameras and films, professional ethics and business strategies. Students may work with digital or traditional 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, Jan 18-May 21
W         05:00PM-07:05PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         15069 
Textbook
W         07:15PM-09:20PM LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 208           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Mayo               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
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 392    Commercial and Advertising Photography    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 covers studio lighting techniques used in the production of advertising photographs. Topics of instruction include: advanced studio lighting techniques, correct exposure using strobe, appropriate choice of camera format and films, studies in composition and meaning of advertising photographs, and market research. Students are encouraged to work in a variety of formats, using both film and digital cameras. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations and discussions, on-location field trips, lab time, written tests, a journal, and a portfolio geared toward a professional presentation.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       08:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 202         15071 
Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 208           
Offered for only 3 Units, 36 hours Lecture and 54 hours Lab.


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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:30AM-11:20AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14351 
Textbook
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204           


PHOTO 412    Emerging Digital Technologies    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 work with the most current photographic software products, multi-media techniques in photography and methods of creating digital portfolios and books. Topics of instruction will vary depending on the course emphasis. 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, Jan 18-Mar 17
M         10:30AM-11:35AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         15075 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.West               CRC MAIN Online          15075 Textbook
M         11:45AM-01:20PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 208           
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               CRC MAIN Online            
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
To receive credit for this class, please note that in addition to meetings on campus each week, it includes 8 hours of Online Lab activities. Online exercises will demonstrate and have students apply basic image manipulation correction options in Photoshop. 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC K.Mayo               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14800 
Textbook
Team taught with Professors Patty Felkner and Kathryn Mayo.

TTh       02:00PM-03:20PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         14800 Textbook
Team taught with Professors Patty Felkner and Kathryn Mayo.


PHOTO 495    Independent Studies in Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 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, Jan 18-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner             TBA TBA                 20520 
Textbook
1 Unit Lab.


PHOTO 498    Work Experience in Photography    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 their current job. Course content will include 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. During the course of the semester, the student is required to fulfill an 18 hour 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. The course may be taken again when there is new or expanded learning on the job for a maximum of 16 units.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14709 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14709 Textbook
 

W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         14635 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             Off Campus Job Site      14635 Textbook
 

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14043 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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          14044 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, January 23, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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          14732 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Saturday, January 25, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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, Feb 08-May 21
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14042 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Saturday, February 8, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in WIN 106
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/
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

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: August 28, 2014