Spring 2012 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHOTO 210    Photography Business    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; or equivalent.
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, Jan 14-May 16
M         06:00PM-09:05PM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318         18533 
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On-Campus


PHOTO 271    Color Management    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamental principles of color management. Topics include calibration, profile generation, color management in Photoshop, and optimizing and preparing images for output to labs, press, inkjet printers, projectors, and the web. Through lecture, hands-on exercises, quizzes, and projects, students will learn to properly manage color for computers, cameras, and inkjet printers from start to finish. This course may be taken three times for credit if the version of software being taught has changed.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318         20233 
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W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318           
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, Jan 14-May 16
Beginning Black and White Print Portfo
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18886 
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W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
3 Units - 36 hours lecture, 54 hours laboratory.
On-Campus

Intermediate Color Print Portfolio
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         20235 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus

Advanced Digital Media Portfolio
W         11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         20237 Textbook
W         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus

Beginning Black and White Print Portfo
Sa        02:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318         20239 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Crail               TBA TBA                   
Hybrid Class - 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 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. This course also has an emphasis of instruction in the historical, social, and personal relationship photography plays in our everyday lives. 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. 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: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
T         12:15PM-01:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18888 
Textbook
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18888 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         18534 Textbook
M         10:15AM-01:40PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110         18890 Textbook
Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

F         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318         20241 Textbook
F         07:20PM-10:25PM 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; 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
T         12:15PM-01:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18892 
Textbook
Th        01:00PM-02:50PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18892 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
W         08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         18706 Textbook
W         09:50AM-01:00PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

Sa        12:15PM-01:55PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318         19264 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus

T         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318         18894 Textbook
T         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 340    Careers in Photography    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 301 and 302 with grades of "C" or better; or equivalent technical competency determined by using the standard department procedure.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to give students an overview of different careers available in the photographic industry. Fields of study include portraiture, fashion, photojournalism, commercial, and wedding photography. Students are encouraged to pursue their own area of interest through the production of a portfolio and working with professionals in the field. The class includes lectures, slide presentations, lab time, written tests, and could include more than one off campus photography studio visit. Students will also complete a resume, price list, and a final portfolio in traditional film or digital formats. Students must be able supply their own adjustable cameras, related digital equipment and attend any off campus class activities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         17030 
Textbook
T         09:50AM-01:00PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
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, Jan 14-May 16
M         12:40PM-02:45PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         20243 
Textbook
M         02:50PM-06:15PM LAB A.Cruz               SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 370    Portraiture and Wedding 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 portrait lighting and posing and an understanding of wedding photography, camera, digital, and darkroom techniques. Topics include wedding protocol, wedding customs and traditions, studio operation, pricing, the most current trends in the industry, and studio/outdoor portraiture. Students are urged to work in traditional black-and-white and digital formats. The format of the class includes lectures, lab time, and a portfolio geared toward a professional presentation. Students are expected to participate in on-location class meetings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
Th        05:30PM-07:10PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 318         18896 
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Th        07:20PM-10:25PM LAB R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 324           
On-Campus


PHOTO 380    Multimedia Capture I    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 301 or 302 and PHOTO 310 or 312 with grades of "C" or better, equivalent or technical competency determined by department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
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 and 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 three times for credit if the version of software being taught has changed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
F         12:15PM-02:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318         19045 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-12:05PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 392    Commercial and Advertising Photography    3-4 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 312 and 390 with grades of "C" or better
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 industry specific assignments including Food/Beverage, Fashion/Retail, Travel/Leisure, and Consumers products. Commercial post-processing techniques with imaging software will also be discussed. The class includes: lectures, visual presentations and discussions, an on-location field trip, lab time, written tests, and a portfolio geared toward a professional presentation. 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, Jan 14-May 16
Basic Commercial and Advertising Photography Portf
M         11:40AM-01:45PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         19262 
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M         08:00AM-11:30AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
M         01:55PM-05:25PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
4 Units - 36 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB
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, Jan 14-May 16
Th        08:00AM-09:40AM LEC G.Fleming            SCC MAIN TEC 102         17320 
Textbook
Th        09:50AM-01:00PM LAB G.Fleming            SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus


PHOTO 402    Digital Asset Management with Aperture & Photoshop Lightroom    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the fundamentals and real-world principles of digital asset management using Apples Aperture and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom computer programs. Topics include building an efficient photographic work-flow for managing, editing, and archiving digital photographs. Through lecture, hands-on exercises, quizzes, and projects, students will learn to properly manage the most time-consuming and tedious tasks professional digital photographers have to handle from capture to final output. This course may be taken three times for credit if the version of software being taught has changed.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 13-May 10
W         05:30PM-07:10PM LEC M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318         20245 
Textbook
W         07:20PM-10:25PM LAB M.Ishisaka-Nolfi     SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 410    Advanced Digital Imaging    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 312 or 400 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an advanced study of digital imaging and related software programs. Methods currently used in publishing will be emphasized. The class includes lectures, optional field trip, use of computers, scanners, and a variety of output devices, and preparation of a digital portfolio and printed work. 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, Jan 14-May 16
Sa        12:15PM-01:55PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110         20247 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB D.Cook               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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 21053 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 26, 2012