Fall 2013 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHOTO 210    Photography Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Advisory: BUS 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students for starting and operating a photography business. The course introduces students to current industry business practices and local regulations for starting and operating a photography business. Topics include necessary operating permits and licenses, studio locations vs. working from home, business plan development, insurance options, taxes, pricing services, renting equipment, and negotiating photography fees. The student will also develop and prepare a three-year photography business plan as a final project.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         01:15PM-04:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         19943 
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PHOTO 212    Marketing & Self-Promotion for Photographers    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
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 their field of photography. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318         17908 
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PHOTO 280    Portfolio Development    2-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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, displaying images on the web, and editing. 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 once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Beginning Black and White Print Portfo
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         17630 
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Beginning Black and White Print Portfo
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 17630 Textbook
W         09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Please note that this class meets on campus each week in addition to the online component. Students must have access to a computer with Adobe Photoshop and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
3 Units - 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
On-Campus


PHOTO 302    Beginning Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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 DSLR digital camera and necessary media and materials. A fee is charged for digital printing. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 24-Oct 18
TTh       12:15PM-02:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315         17578 
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TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17582), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN TEC 102         17455 Textbook
M         10:15AM-01:40PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

F         12:15PM-02:20PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN TEC 102         18042 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN COS 110         17792 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

M         05:30PM-07:35PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318         18106 Textbook
M         07:45PM-11:00PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 312    Intermediate Digital Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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, 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 DSLR digital camera and necessary media and materials. A fee is charged for digital printing. This course may be once for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 19-Dec 13
TTh       12:15PM-02:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315         17582 
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TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
W         08:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Nicosia-Nadler     SCC MAIN TEC 102         17580 Textbook
W         10:00AM-01:05PM LAB J.Nicosia-Nadler     SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

Sa        12:15PM-02:20PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 315         17934 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus


PHOTO 350    Photojournalism    3 Units

Same As: JOUR 360
Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Advisory: PHOTO 312; with a grade of 'C' or better
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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, environmental portraits, sports, spot news, and the photo essay styles of journalistic photography. Students will also capture and use audio to complete multimedia projects. Students will photograph or capture multimedia stories for both on line and print campus publications (The Express, Mainline Magazine, etc) to complete assignments for their final portfolio. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, speakers, a required field trip, and lab time. Students will provide their own adjustable camera and related materials. Credit may be earned for PHOTO 350 or JOUR 360, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Beginning Photojournalism Portfolio
M         09:10AM-11:20AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         16280 
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M         11:30AM-02:55PM LAB A.Payne              SCC MAIN RHN 315           
3 Units - 36 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB
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PHOTO 370    Portraiture and Wedding Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 312 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to train students in the latest photographic techniques and trends used in portraiture and wedding photography fields. Topics include: techniques in studio and on-location lighting, posing people, appropriate use of external flash, professional practices and strategies in wedding protocol, wedding customs, and traditions. Other topics include post processing and digital presentation and retouching techniques used by professional wedding and portrait photographers. 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 24-Dec 19
F         11:45AM-01:35PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 318         18383 
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F         08:30AM-11:35AM LAB R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 372    Advanced Portrait Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 312 and 370 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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 advanced techniques of lighting and posing, working with groups and individuals on-location or in studio, use of appropriate cameras formats, professional ethics, and business strategies. Other topics include post processing and digital presentation and retouching techniques used by professional portrait photographers. 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 24-Dec 19
T         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN TEC 102         18385 
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T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB R.Calkins            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus


PHOTO 380    Multimedia Capture I    3 Units

Same As: JOUR 364
Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to the basic creative concepts and technical elements of capturing video, audio, and still images to create documentary style multimedia content. Students will explore the creative and technical possibilities of merging these three mediums and the various software used to edit this material. Students will receive practical experience in capturing and editing audio, video and still images with Soundslides, Apple's iMovie, Soundtrack Pro, and Final Cut Pro computer programs. Students will complete a final multimedia project and must supply at least one of the following to complete the class: a video camera or an adjustable still camera in either film or digital formats. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, and lab time. This course may be taken once for credit. Credit may be earned for JOUR 364 or PHOTO 380, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318         18387 
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Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 390    Studio Lighting Techniques    3-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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 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. Students must provide their own adjustable cameras and related instructional materials. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Basic Studio Lighting Portfolio
M         11:40AM-01:45PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         17761 
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M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
M         08:00AM-11:25AM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
M         01:55PM-05:25PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
4 Units
On-Campus

M         01:55PM-05:25PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
4 Units
On-Campus


PHOTO 400    Digital Imaging    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
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 cameras and digital materials. A fee is charged for digital printing. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
Th        08:00AM-09:50AM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN TEC 102         16560 
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Th        10:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Crail              SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus


PHOTO 495    Independent Studies in Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course involves an individual student or small groups of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses, pursuant to an agreement among college, faculty members, and students. Independent Studies in Photography offers students a chance to do research and/or experimentation that is more typical of advanced studies in Photography. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 24-Dec 19
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 20298 
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On-Campus

Fall 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: January 15, 2014