Spring 2015 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, Jan 17-May 20
M         06:00PM-09:15PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN COS 108         17464 
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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, Jan 17-May 20
Th        01:10PM-03:15PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18497 
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TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         18497 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 271    Color Management    1.5 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.
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 once for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 17-Mar 16
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318         17986 
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T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
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, Jan 17-May 20
Beginning Black and White Print Portfo
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         17670 
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Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
3 Units - 36 hours lecture, 54 hours laboratory.
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 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, Jan 17-May 20
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         19966 
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Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
3 Units - 36 hours lecture, 54 hours laboratory.
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 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, Jan 17-May 20
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         19968 
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Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
TBA       TBA             LAB TBA                   TBA TBA                   
3 Units - 36 hours lecture, 54 hours laboratory.
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 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, Jan 17-Mar 16
TTh       11:15AM-12:50PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         18311 
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TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 110           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17630), should also register for that section at the same time they register for the above 1st 8 week PHOTO 302 class.
On-Campus

MW        12:35PM-02:40PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315         17672 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:25PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks 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-07:35PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318         18575 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-11:00PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks 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, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        12:15PM-02:05PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN COS 110         20022 Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:05PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110         17674 Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN COS 110           
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, Mar 17-May 14
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         17566 
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TTh       08:00AM-11:05AM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 110           
On-Campus

MW        12:20PM-02:25PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315         17676 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-12:10PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 315           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN RHN 318         17678 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-10:55PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
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. (C-ID JOUR 160)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
M         09:10AM-11:20AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         17988 
Textbook
M         11:30AM-02:55PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
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, Jan 17-May 20
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 318         17680 
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Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB R.Calkins            SCC MAIN RHN 324           
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. (C-ID JOUR 120)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         17755 
Textbook
W         11:45AM-01:50PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Allen               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 Soundslides and Apple's iMovie editing programs, but a primary emphasis will be placed on the use of Apple's Final Cut Pro computer program for completing their final project. 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. This course may be taken once for credit. Credit may be earned for PHOTO 381 or JOUR 365, but not for both.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
W         09:30AM-11:35AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN COS 108         20010 
Textbook
W         11:45AM-01:50PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Allen               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 392    Commercial and Advertising Photography    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/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 once for credit. Students must provide their own adjustable cameras and related instructional materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
Basic Commercial and Advertising Photography Portf
T         11:15AM-01:20PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318         17853 
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T         08:00AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN RHN 318           
T         01:40PM-04:45PM 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, Jan 17-May 20
Sa        09:00AM-10:50AM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318         16684 
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Sa        11:00AM-01:05PM LAB C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
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 402    Digital Asset Management with Aperture & Photoshop Lightroom    1.5 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: 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 once for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 17-May 14
T         05:30PM-07:20PM LEC C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318         17990 
Textbook
T         07:30PM-10:35PM LAB C.Crail              SCC MAIN RHN 318           
On-Campus


PHOTO 410    Advanced Digital Imaging    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 an advanced study of digital imaging and alternative digital techniques. Methods currently used in publishing, creative capture, and post-processing of traditional and digital media will be emphasized. The class includes lectures, optional field trip, use of computers, scanners, and a variety of output devices, preparation of a digital portfolio, and printed work. A fee is charged for digital printing. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 17-May 20
F         11:25AM-01:30PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN RHN 318         17992 
Textbook
F         09:00AM-11:15AM LAB D.Cook               SCC MAIN RHN 318           
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 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, Jan 17-May 20
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18334 
Textbook
On-Campus

Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 14, 2015