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Discipline: Certificate: Photography - Level II - T0349
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Basic Digital and Film Photography PHOT 10 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Determine correct exposure values to produce photographic images.
  • Relate aperture settings to resulting depth of field characteristics.
  • Identify and describe the parts of a camera (i.e. lens, f/stop, shutter, etc.) and their functions.
  • Demonstrate appropriate shutter settings for motion and freeze action.
  • Select appropriate output media (i.e. digital or silver gelatin) for photographic prints.
  • Identify compositional elements (i.e. line, texture, shape, patterns, perspective) of a photographic image.
  • Select and present photographs in a presentation format appropriate to the subject (e.g. dry mounting , digital media, projection.)
Color Photography PHOT 20 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create color corrected prints
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create five color schemes: monochrome, analogous, triad, complementary and warm
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to create mood using color psychology principles
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to analyze color images using color theory principles
  • Students that complete PHOT 20 will be able to present prints using matting and color coordination
Commercial Lighting PHOT 14
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, and what they do : control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, what they do: control exposure and motion
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply color temperature and color correction tools (on-set and capture correction).
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply main and secondary light sources to provide correct lighting ratios.
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply location lighting techniques to produce high quality imagery.
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to apply lighting techniques for optimum imagery of glassware or reflective subjects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 14 will be able to combine studio lighting techniques to produce imagery with optimum technical and aesthetic value.
Fashion and Editorial Portrait Photography PHOT 16 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to create images using strobe and natural lighting techniques used in the fashion industry.
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to document details of fashion client interactions.
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to describe business practices common to fashion studios
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to create advertisements utilizing fashion subjects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 16 will be able to create sample look books.
Fundamentals of Graphic Design ARTC 100
  • ARTC 100 students will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of three important design elements: color, shape, and space.
  • ARTC 100 students will produce composites in Photoshop using effective selection techniques and non-destructive editing.
  • Employ appropriate technology (hardware, software, and fabrication tools) to produce graphic design projects.
  • Produce composites effectively using Photoshop selection techniques.
  • Operate effectively within small teams to solve typical graphic design problems.
  • Create thumbnails, sketches, roughs and comprehensives that effectively communicate creative thinking.
  • Design original commercial art, combining text and images to successfully communicate messages to a target audience.
  • Present original graphic design projects, explaining and defending the successful usage of learned skills and concepts.
  • Critique graphic design projects based on learned skills and concepts.
Intermediate Photography PHOT 11A (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to properly use DSLR cameras.
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to properly use medium and large format cameras.
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to identify problems and solutions related to view camera theory and practices
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to determine appropriate image capture techniques and apply proper lighting techniques
  • Students that complete PHOT 11 will be able to capture and output images using a variety of media (i.e. digital or film).
Photocommunication PHOT 17 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to create images of same subject altering the message by only changing the focal length of the lens.
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to apply principles of composition including the Gestalt principles for effective visual communication.
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to create visual stories using three or more sequenced images
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to create images where only lighting changes the picture message
  • Students that complete PHOT 17 will be able to describe the differences between documentary and journalistic styles.
Photographic Alternatives PHOT 12 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to produce substrates suitable for emulsion coating.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to remove prints from instant film emulsions.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to produce hand toning to further enhance standard digitals or silver prints.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to analyze unique lighting source and apply to their conventional subjects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to classify images into their respective alternative application
  • Students that complete PHOT 12 will be able to design a hand-made camera.
Photography Portfolio Development PHOT 28 (VOC)
  • Will compile personal photographs into a professional portfolio.
  • Create a marketing plan for a perspective job search strategy complete with a current resume.
  • Students that complete PHOT 28 will be able to develop professional quality printed photographic portfolio.
  • Students that complete PHOT 28 will be able to develop professional quality digital, online or device portfolio.
  • Students that complete PHOT 28 will be able to analyze various presentation methods for photographic images.
  • Students that complete PHOT 28 will be able to create integrated marketing materials, including cover letter, resume, business card and promotional pieces
  • Students that complete PHOT 28 will be able evaluate, edit and critique images with respect to technical quality, topic or assignment requirements, and compositional elements, and appropriateness for inclusion in portfolio(s).
Portfolio ARTC 290
  • Select and organize student's art pieces based on their chosen field.
  • Students will be able to build a professional looking digital portfolio targeting a specific audience.
  • Select, organize and create appropriate portfolio pieces based on discipline.
  • Identify and solve specific portfolio problems by applying techniques related to the individual's discipline or art form.
  • Apply principles of composition and design in portfolio creation.
  • Create a printed and digital portfolio, cover letter and resume.
  • Analyze and evaluate personal portfolio.
Portraiture and Wedding Photography PHOT 18 (VOC)
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22 and what they do, i.e. shallow depth of field and great depth of field.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4 and what they do, i.e. stop action and create blur.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of shutter control. What the shutter speeds are, i.e. 1000,500,250,125,60,30,15,8,4, 2, 1 and what they do, i.e. control exposure and motion.
  • Students completing Photography Courses will know the core skills of f/stop control. What the f/stops are, i.e. 1.4,2,2.8,4,5.6,8,11,16,22, 33 and what they do, i.e. control motion and depth of field
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to demonstrate specific procedures, techniques and tools utilized by professional wedding and portrait photographers.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to demonstrate proper color correction and digital file manipulation
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to analyze information necessary for the operation of a wedding and portrait photography business.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to evaluate common problems related to commercial, portrait and wedding photography.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to apply photographic methods and techniques appropriate to studio and location photography.
  • Students that complete PHOT 18 will be able to create a portfolio of commercial portrait and wedding photography.
Studio Business Practices for Commercial Artists PHOT 29
  • Students will understand basic copyright concepts as they relate to commercial artists.
  • Students will be able to produce an estimate and invoice for a sample commercial art assignment.
  • Students that complete PHOT 29 will be able to identify various commercial art specialties
  • Students that complete PHOT 29 will be able to explain copyright basics as applied to commercial artists
  • Students that complete PHOT 29 will be able to employ licensing model to prepare estimates and invoices for commercial art services
  • Students that complete PHOT 29 will be able to develop sample business forms for a commercial art business
  • Students that complete PHOT 29 will be able describe commercial art project production practices