Spring 2017 Class Schedule (SCC)



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PHOTO 212    Marketing & Self-Promotion for Photographers    3 Units

Prerequisite: PHOTO 302 and 312 with grades of "C" or better; equivalent or technical competency determined by a photography department faculty member upon evaluation of photography portfolio.
Advisory: BUS 212 or MKT 314 with a grade of "C" or better.
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to prepare students in the latest practices and strategies of marketing and self-promotion specifically for the business of photography. The course introduces students to current industry marketing concepts and the development of a personal marketing plan. Topics include marketing basics, branding, goal setting, researching clients, budgeting annual promotions, and marketing through industry organizations. Self-promotion through the Internet, email, blogging, direct mail, print advertising, and viral marketing using social networks will also be covered. Students will also develop a professional website and choose an online photo management product appropriate for their field of photography. This course may be taken once for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
Th        01:10PM-03:15PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18456 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18456 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 and an internet connection. Online class information will be available at the first class meeting.
On-Campus



PHOTO 266    Location 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.
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: Students will participate in either a landscape or cityscape photography workshop emphasizing a geographic region. The course will include a variety of topics in traditional and digital photography including camera formats, working on location, and pre-production planning of location photography. This course may be taken once for credit. Students will be responsible for all of their own photographic expenses, and may incur additional fees for transportation, lodging, food, park fees, and more.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
Sa        11:15AM-01:30PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 215         18873 
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, Jan 14-May 17
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17845 
Textbook
Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 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 14-May 17
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18672 
Textbook
Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 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 14-May 17
Th        11:15AM-01:05PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18674 
Textbook
Th        09:35AM-11:05AM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 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.
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, Jan 14-Mar 13
TTh       09:00AM-11:05AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         18336 
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TTh       11:15AM-02:25PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17769), 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         17847 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 (17851) 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 STS 212         18494 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-11:05PM LAB P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 212           
Please note: Students wishing to take PHOTO 312, Intermediate Digital Photography the 2nd 8 weeks (17853) 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 14-May 17
Sa        09:10AM-11:00AM LEC G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 216         18682 Textbook
Sa        11:10AM-02:15PM LAB G.Lazzarone          SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC D.Cook               SCC MAIN STS 212         17849 Textbook
Th        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         18797 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, Mar 14-May 11
TTh       09:00AM-11:10AM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         17769 
Textbook
TTh       11:20AM-02:35PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

MW        12:45PM-02:55PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         17851 Textbook
MW        09:20AM-12:35PM LAB P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 212           
On-Campus

MW        05:30PM-07:35PM LEC P.Perez              SCC MAIN STS 212         17853 Textbook
MW        07:45PM-11:05PM LAB P.Perez              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, Jan 14-May 17
M         10:30AM-12:40PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         18097 
Textbook
M         12:50PM-02:55PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 and 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, Jan 14-May 17
Th        05:30PM-07:20PM LEC R.Calkins            SCC MAIN STS 216         17855 
Textbook
Th        07:30PM-10:35PM LAB R.Calkins            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, Jan 14-May 17
W         10:40AM-12:30PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         17913 
Textbook
W         12:40PM-02:55PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 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, Jan 14-May 17
W         10:40AM-12:30PM LEC R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 216         18680 
Textbook
W         12:40PM-02:55PM LAB R.Allen              SCC MAIN STS 212           
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 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, Jan 14-May 17
T         11:40AM-12:30PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18875 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18875 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           
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.
4 Units - 36 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB
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, Jan 14-May 17
T         11:40AM-12:30PM LEC P.Estabrook          SCC MAIN STS 216         18877 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18877 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           
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.
4 Units - 36 hours LEC; 108 hours LAB
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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LAB P.Estabrook           TBA TBA                 18350 
Textbook
Instructor's consent is required to enroll.
3 Units
On-Campus



Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: July 10, 2017