Visual Arts

Course Descriptions

PHOTO 101: Black and White Photography I

Credits: 5.0

Introduction to black and white film photography that will utilize 35mm camera, film processing, and printing techniques to create a portfolio of images.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Effectively apply techniques and skills of good craftsmanship to completed photography projects and course assignments.
  2. Effectively generate, consider, and evaluate problems in photography.
  3. Produce quality work through the application of a variety of photography techniques and media.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of basic compositional guidelines for photography and apply them effectively to completed course projects and assignments.
  5. Give and receive constructive critiques of photography projects created by you and others using language appropriate to the domain and course themes.
  6. Demonstrate research skills in the history of photography for presentation and proper documentation of research.

PHOTO 102: Black and White Photography II

Credits: 5.0

Advance black and white photography that will further reinforce 35mm camera and darkroom techniques with some darkroom experimentation. Prerequisite(s): PHOTO 101 or instructor permission.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Reinforce techniques and skills of good craftsmanship to completed photography projects and course assignments.
  2. Effectively generate, consider, and evaluate problems in photography.
  3. Reinforce production of quality work through the application of a variety of photography techniques and media.
  4. Reinforce knowledge of basic compositional guidelines for photography and apply them effectively to completed course projects and assignments.
  5. Reinforce constructive critiques of photography projects created by you and others using language appropriate to the domain and course themes.
  6. Reinforce research skills in the history of photography for presentation and proper documentation of research.

PHOTO 103: Color and Digital Photography

Credits: 5.0

Introduction to color photography with a digital camera and image editing software for capturing, editing, and printing of color images for a portfolio.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Master techniques and skills of good craftsmanship to completed photography projects and course assignments.
  2. Effectively generate, consider, and evaluate problems in photography.
  3. Master production of quality work through the application of a variety of photography techniques and media.
  4. Master knowledge of basic compositional guidelines for photography and apply them effectively to completed course projects and assignments.
  5. Master constructive critiques of photography projects created by you and others using language appropriate to the domain and course themes.
  6. Master research skills in the history of photography for presentation and proper documentation of research.