Spring 2017 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. This course includes meetings on campus and a field trip to Yosemite.

Schedule: Other Term, Apr 07-May 10
TBA       TBA             LEC J.West                TBA TBA                 15081 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Felkner             TBA TBA                 15081 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.West               Off Campus Field Trip      
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
The Pre-meeting dates are Fridays, April 7th and 21st from 5-8:50pm and includes 3 hours lecture, 1 hour of lab and 1 hour of lab on-line and will be held in WIN 202.
The field trip portion of the class starts at 8 am on Friday, April 28th and runs to Sunday, April 30th at 6pm. Each day includes 10 hours of combined lecture and lab activities. The Post-meeting date is Friday, May 5th and includes 3 hours of lab and 2 hours lecture. In addition, students will have 25 hours of TBA lab time to work on the on-line portion of the course and prepare portfolios in the Photolab.

TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner            Off Campus Field Trip      
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.
The Pre-meeting dates are Fridays, April 7th and 21st from 5-8:50pm and includes 3 hours lecture, 1 hour of lab and 1 hour of lab on-line and will be held in WIN 202.
The field trip portion of the class starts at 8 am on Friday, April 28th and runs to Sunday, April 30th at 6pm. Each day includes 10 hours of combined lecture and lab activities. The Post-meeting date is Friday, May 5th and includes 3 hours of lab and 2 hours lecture. In addition, students will have 25 hours of TBA lab time to work on the on-line portion of the course and prepare portfolios in the Photolab.


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, Jan 14-Mar 13
MW        10:30AM-11:35AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14988 
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MW        11:45AM-12:35PM 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 70 minutes of Online Lab activities each week. 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 14-May 17
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC K.Landeros           CRC MAIN WIN 202         15053 
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F         11:00AM-02:20PM LAB K.Landeros           CRC MAIN WIN 212           
T         10:00AM-11:50AM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202           
Th        12:00PM-03:05PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 212         15050 Textbook
Students should register in one of the lab sections and will automatically be registered in the lecture section.
 

T         12:00PM-03:05PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 212         15249 Textbook
Students should register in one of the lab sections and will automatically be registered in the lecture section.


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 14-May 17
F         09:00AM-10:50AM LEC K.Higgins            CRC MAIN WIN 204         14953 
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F         11:00AM-01:20PM LAB K.Higgins            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Higgins            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.

T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Higgins            CRC MAIN WIN 204         14912 Textbook
T         07:00PM-09:20PM LAB K.Higgins            CRC MAIN WIN 204           
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Higgins            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 14-May 17
W         11:00AM-12:50PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         15027 
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W         01:00PM-03:20PM 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 14-May 17
W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 202         15029 
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W         07:00PM-09:20PM 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.


PHOTO 350    Photojournalism    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 310 or 312 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in photojournalism and magazine techniques in photography. Students will study features, sports, spot news, and the photo essay styles of journalistic photography. Students may work with digital or traditional cameras. Students will also capture and use audio to complete multimedia projects. A beginning, advanced, or magazine style digital portfolio will be completed. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, speakers, a required field trip, and lab time. Students will provide their own camera and related materials. (C-ID JOUR 160) (C-ID JOUR 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
M         01:00PM-03:05PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         20170 
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M         03:15PM-06:30PM LAB P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 204           


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 14-May 17
T         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC K.Landeros           CRC MAIN WIN 202         14830 
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T         07:00PM-10:15PM LAB K.Landeros           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 14-May 17
TTh       09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14983 
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TTh       10:00AM-10:50AM 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.


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 14-May 17
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 202         14985 
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MW        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 14-May 17
TTh       11:30AM-12:20PM LEC J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204         14493 
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TTh       12:30PM-01:50PM LAB J.West               CRC MAIN WIN 204           


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 14-May 17
TTh       03:15PM-04:35PM LEC P.Felkner            CRC MAIN WIN 202         14832 
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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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Felkner             TBA TBA                 20688 
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1 unit class

TBA       TBA             LAB J.West                TBA TBA                 20701 Textbook
This is a 1 unit class.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Landeros            TBA TBA                 21100 Textbook
1 Unit


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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14755 
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Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Monday, January 23rd from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14256 Textbook
Online Class. Required attendance at an on campus orientation: Thursday, January 19th from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in 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) Los Rios Gmail email account.  

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos              TBA TBA                 14257 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Friday, January 20th, 8:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in 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, Feb 16-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14255 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on-campus Orientation: Thursday, February 16th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in 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, Mar 15-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14778 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Wednesday, March 15th, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in 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  

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017