Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
Th        01:15PM-03:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18170 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 18170 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 268    California Mountain Photography     2 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; Technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Advisory: Students must be in good health and able to hike over uneven ground in varied weather contains.
Enrollment Limitation: Students must use a DSLR style camera to complete all course objectives and assignments. Point-and-Shoot cameras are not allowed.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: The multi-day field course provides opportunity for students to study California Mountain photography emphasizing that geographic region. The course includes a variety of topics in traditional and digital photography, camera formats, working on location, and pre-production planning of location photography. Students are responsible for all of their own photographic expenses, and may incur additional fees for transportation, lodging, food, park fees, and more. Approximate student cost could range from $340 to $400 depending on location.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
Sa        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 215         19881 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
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 19-Dec 14
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17591 
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 19-Dec 14
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18277 
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 19-Dec 14
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18279 
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 an overview of the historical and contemporary themes influencing the photographic medium along 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, and digital output options. Students will also be introduced to the influence of photography and photographers on our culture along with an understanding of interpreting photographs and their visual literacy. The format of the class includes lectures, visual presentations, lab time, field trip, exams, and a portfolio. Students must provide their own adjustable DSLR cameras and necessary media and materials. A fee is charged for digital printing.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 19-Oct 11
MW        12:45PM-02:55PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18265 
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 (17565), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
The Photography program has cameras and equipment available for students to rent for the duration of the class. Please contact Tom Childress at childrt@scc.losrios.edu with any questions about the equipment rental program.
On-Campus

TTh       02:35PM-04:45PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212         17563 Textbook
TTh       11:10AM-02:25PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17567), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
The Photography program has cameras and equipment available for students to rent for the duration of the class. Please contact Tom Childress at childrt@scc.losrios.edu with any questions about the equipment rental program.
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-07:40PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 216         17476 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 (18267), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
The Photography program has cameras and equipment available for students to rent for the duration of the class. Please contact Tom Childress at childrt@scc.losrios.edu with any questions about the equipment rental program.
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
F         12:35PM-02:45PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 216         18469 Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:25PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212           
The Photography program has cameras and equipment available for students to rent for the duration of the class. Please contact Tom Childress at childrt@scc.losrios.edu with any questions about the equipment rental program.
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212         17686 Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212           
The Photography program has cameras and equipment available for students to rent for the duration of the class. Please contact Tom Childress at childrt@scc.losrios.edu with any questions about the equipment rental program.
On-Campus

Sa        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC A.Lowrie             West Sac WSC 220         18720 Textbook
Sa        10:45AM-02:00PM LAB A.Lowrie             West Sac WSC 220           
The Photography program has cameras and equipment available for students to rent for the duration of the class. Please contact Tom Childress at childrt@scc.losrios.edu with any questions about the equipment rental program.
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 12-Dec 08
MW        12:45PM-02:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17565 
Textbook
MW        09:20AM-12:30PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

TTh       02:35PM-04:45PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212         17567 Textbook
TTh       11:10AM-02:20PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 216         18267 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
Sa        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 216         18471 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 19-Dec 14
M         10:30AM-12:35PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         16680 
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 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 19-Dec 14
F         12:05PM-02:15PM LEC R.Meza               SCC MAIN STS 215         19983 
Textbook
F         08:30AM-11:55AM LAB R.Meza               SCC MAIN STS 207           
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 19-Dec 14
W         10:35AM-12:25PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         17997 
Textbook
W         12:35PM-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 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 19-Dec 14
W         10:35AM-12:25PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         18481 
Textbook
W         12:35PM-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 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 19-Dec 14
T         11:15AM-12:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17665 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 17665 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 207           
T         12:15PM-03:20PM 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 19-Dec 14
T         11:15AM-12:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18484 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC TBA                   TBA TBA                 18484 Textbook
T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 207           
T         12:15PM-03:20PM 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 19-Dec 14
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC A.Lowrie             SCC MAIN STS 212         16873 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18195 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2017