Fall 2016 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 20-Dec 15
Th        01:15PM-03:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18345 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 18345 Textbook
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.
On-Campus



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 20-Dec 15
T         05:30PM-08:35PM LEC J.Proudman           SCC MAIN STS 216         18731 
Textbook
On-Campus



PHOTO 274    Digital Photography Basics    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course to digital photography that covers the creative and technical use of point and shoot cameras, Digital SLR's, exposure control, basic equipment, and simple software tools to catalog, manipulate, and print images. A fee is charged for digital printing.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 20-Oct 12
Sa        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 215         19771 
Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 215         19771 Textbook
Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

Sa        08:00AM-11:05AM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus



PHOTO 280    Portfolio Development I    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 20-Dec 15
Beginning Black and White Print Portfo
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17671 
Textbook
Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   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 281    Portfolio Development II    2-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 280 and 302 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.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: Portfolio Development II is designed for students to develop a secondary market career portfolio for both creative and professional purposes. Students will advance their knowledge about regional markets and outlets for their styles of photography. Students will produce a complementary but completely different style of portfolio as they did in PHOTO 280. Individual brands, presentation methods, and forums for distribution and exhibition will be emphasized for this new portfolio. Topics of discussion will include: developing a personal brand, self publishing, self-promotion, marketing, displaying images on the web, and self editing. The format of the course includes lectures, guest speakers from the industry, lab time, and critique sessions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18475 
Textbook
Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   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 282    Portfolio Development III    2-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 281 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: Portfolio Development III is designed for students finishing their portfolio development for both creative and professional purposes. Students will focus on preparing their portfolios for a variety of different presentation formats. Students will meet industry representatives and receive advice about establishing a strong presence on the web, in galleries and through book publishing options for their career style portfolios. Students are required to have a website or blog and have the ability to produce and deliver both print and email styles self-promotional materials specific to the main and secondary market portfolios. The format of the course includes lectures, guest speakers from the industry, lab time, and critique sessions.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18477 
Textbook
Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   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.
General Education: AA/AS Area I
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 20-Oct 12
TTh       09:00AM-11:10AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         17639 
Textbook
TTh       11:20AM-02:35PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17641), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
On-Campus

MW        12:45PM-02:55PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18463 Textbook
MW        09:20AM-12:35PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17643), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-07:40PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 216         17539 Textbook
MW        07:50PM-11:05PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 212           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (18465), 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 20-Dec 15
F         12:35PM-02:45PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 215         18732 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:25PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212         17783 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

TTh       03:00PM-03:50PM LEC A.Lowrie             West Sac WSC 220         19651 Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB A.Lowrie             West Sac WSC 220           
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.



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 taken once for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 13-Dec 09
MW        12:45PM-02:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17641 
Textbook
MW        09:20AM-12:30PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

TTh       09:00AM-11:10AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         17643 Textbook
TTh       11:20AM-02:30PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 216         18465 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 216         18734 Textbook
Sa        11:15AM-02:30PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 online and print campus publications (The Express, Mainline magazine, etc.) to complete assignments for their final portfolios. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, speakers, a required field trip to The Sacramento Bee or another media outlet, 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. (C-ID JOUR 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Beginning Photojournalism Portfolio
M         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         16681 
Textbook
M         12:45PM-02:50PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   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 an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
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 media and various software used to edit this material. Students will receive practical experience in capturing and editing audio, video, and still images with image editing software. Students will complete a final multimedia project and must supply at least one of the following to complete the course: a video camera or an adjustable still camera in either film or digital formats. Students will also take a field trip to The Sacramento Bee or a similar media outlet. The course includes lectures, visual presentations, and lab time. Credit may be earned for JOUR 364 or PHOTO 380, but not for both. (C-ID JOUR 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         10:35AM-12:25PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         18133 
Textbook
W         12:40PM-02:55PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   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.
On-Campus



PHOTO 381    Multimedia Capture II    3 Units

Same As: JOUR 365
Prerequisite: JOUR 364 or PHOTO 380 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 expand on the creative concepts and technical elements of capturing video, audio, and still images to create advanced documentary style multimedia content. Students will study advanced techniques in capturing and editing audio, video, and still images. Students will continue to advance their skills with image editing software to complete their final projects. Students 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. Credit may be earned for JOUR 365 or PHOTO 381, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         10:35AM-12:25PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         18745 
Textbook
W         12:40PM-02:55PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   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.
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 course includes lectures, visual presentations and discussions, a field trip, lab time, exams, and a final portfolio. Students must provide their own adjustable DSLR camera and related instructional materials. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
Basic Studio Lighting Portfolio
T         11:40AM-12:30PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17758 
Textbook
Basic Studio Lighting Portfolio
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 17758 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 207           
T         12:40PM-03:45PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 207           
4 Units
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 and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
On-Campus



PHOTO 391    Advanced Studio Lighting Techniques    3-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 312 and 390 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 an advanced study in studio lighting techniques used in the production of commercial and advertising photography. Topics of instruction include advanced studio and location lighting set-ups, shooting with a specific art direction, and studies in composition and meaning of advertising photographs. Students will capture a variety of industry specific assignments including food and beverage, fashion and retail, travel and leisure, and consumers products. Commercial post-processing techniques with imaging software will also be discussed. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations and discussions, a field trip, lab time, written tests, and the development of a professional presentation portfolio. Students must provide their own adjustable DSLR camera and related instructional materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
T         11:40AM-12:30PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18748 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18748 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 207           
T         12:40PM-03:45PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 207           
4 Units
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 and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
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 20-Dec 15
Th        05:45PM-07:35PM LEC A.Lowrie             SCC MAIN STS 212         16883 
Textbook
Th        07:45PM-10:50PM LAB A.Lowrie             SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus



PHOTO 495    Independent Studies in Photography    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18371 
Textbook
3 Units
The instructor's permission is required to enroll.
On-Campus



Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2016