Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHOTO 212    Marketing & Self-Promotion for Photographers    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; or equivalent.
Advisory: BUS 212 or MKT 314 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students in the latest practices and strategies of marketing and self-promotion specifically for the business of photography. The course introduces students to current industry marketing concepts and the development of a personal marketing plan. Topics include marketing basics, branding, goal setting, researching clients, budgeting annual promotions, and marketing through industry organizations. Self-promotion through the Internet, email, blogging, direct mail, print advertising, and viral marketing using social networks will also be covered. Students will also develop a professional website and choose an online photo management product appropriate for his or her field of photography. This course may be taken two times for credit if a new version of web hosting products have been developed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318         29317 
Textbook
On-Campus



PHOTO 280    Portfolio Development    2-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 301 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for students wishing to develop their portfolios both for creative and professional purposes. Individual styles, presentation methods, and forums for distribution and exhibition will be emphasized. Topics of discussion will include: developing a personal visual style, self publishing, self-promotion, marketing, conferences and workshops. The format of the course includes lectures, guest speakers from the industry, lab time, an optional field trip, and critique sessions. This course may be taken three times for credit provided different topics are taken.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         27456 
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W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
3 Units - 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
On-Campus

T         08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         27460 Textbook
T         09:50AM-01:00PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
3 Units - 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
On-Campus

F         12:00PM-02:05PM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318         30181 Textbook
F         02:15PM-05:30PM LAB C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
NEW SECTION - 30181 - as of 08/02/11
3 Units - 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
On-Campus



PHOTO 302    Beginning Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
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, flash photography, technical and creative control, basic computer manipulation of images, digital archiving and digital output options. The format of the class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, field trip, exams and a portfolio. Students must provide their own adjustable digital camera and necessary media and materials. This course may be taken three times for credit if the version of software being taught has changed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         26880 
Textbook
M         10:15AM-01:40PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

T         12:15PM-01:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315         27272 Textbook
T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus

T         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus

Sa        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110         29880 Textbook
Sa        03:15PM-06:20PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110           
NEW SECTION - 29880 - as of 07/18/11
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110         28290 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

M         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318         30179 Textbook
M         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
NEW SECTION - 30179 - as of 08/02/11
On-Campus



PHOTO 312    Intermediate Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This intermediate course combines lectures with hands-on experience in digital photography. Instruction includes advanced digital camera functions, exposure control, close-up photography, flash photography, technical and creative control, computer manipulation of images with Adobe Photoshop, digital archiving, digital output options, and digital print finishing. The format of the class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, required field trip, exams, and a portfolio. Students must provide their own adjustable digital camera and necessary media and materials. A fee is charged for digital printing. This course may be taken three times for credit if the version of software being taught has changed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         27276 
Textbook
W         09:50AM-01:00PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         27280 Textbook
Th        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 315         29424 Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus

Sa        12:15PM-02:20PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 315         29454 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus



PHOTO 350    Photojournalism    3-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 310 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 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. Students wishing to photograph for campus publications (Express Newspaper, Mainline Magazine, etc) will complete the four-unit requirement. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, speakers, a required field trip, and lab time. Students will provide their own adjustable camera and related materials. This course may be taken four times for credit if completing the one of the four different course topics.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning Photojournalism Portfolio
W         12:40PM-02:45PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         23490 
Textbook
M         01:45PM-02:45PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 315           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
LAB TBA refers to 2 additional hours of lab time per week to be arranged.
On-Campus



PHOTO 375    Fashion-Glamour 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 include fashion/glamour posing, lighting, camera, and digital and traditional darkroom techniques. The business of fashion/glamour photography and pricing and studio operation will be included. Students are urged to work in both digital and traditional photography. This course includes lectures, slide presentations, on-location class meetings, lab time, and a finished portfolio geared toward a professional presentation. Students are expected to participate in on-location meetings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 318         27320 
Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 324           
On-Campus



PHOTO 390    Studio Lighting Techniques    3-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 301 or 302 and PHOTO 310 or 312 with grades of "C" or better, equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: This course is a study in studio lighting techniques used in commercial and editorial photography. Topics of instruction include correct exposure using strobe lighting, lighting ratios, and using color correction gels for strobes. Other topics include the use of professional studio equipment, using strobe lighting on location, and studies in composition of commercial photographs. The class includes lectures, visual presentations and discussions, an on-location field trip, lab time, exams, and a final portfolio. This course may be taken three times for credit provided there is no duplication of topics. Students must provide their own adjustable cameras and related instructional materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Basic Studio Lighting Portfolio
M         11:40AM-01:45PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         28168 
Textbook
M         08:00AM-11:30AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
M         01:55PM-05:25PM LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                   
On-Campus



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. Methods currently used in publishing will be emphasized. The course topics include Adobe Photoshop, page layout, multimedia use for electronic portfolio, use of computers, scanners, and how to develop a digital portfolio. A field trip is included in this course to learn about industry applications. Students must provide their own adjustable camera and digital materials. A fee is charged for digital printing. This course may be taken three times for credit if the version of software being taught has changed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         24156 
Textbook
Th        09:50AM-01:00PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus



PHOTO 495    Independent Studies in Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: See Independent Studies

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 30406 
Textbook
On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011