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Discipline: Certificate: Photography Video Production - N0633
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Advertising Photography PHOT 30 (VOC)
  • Students will create a portfolio of 20-25 pieces.
  • Student will present an action plan listing perspective job targets, listing "resources needed", "interview dates," and client presenting to; and plan will include a personal resume.
  • 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 30 will be able to apply appropriate lighting techniques to produce innovative commercial studio and location images.
  • Students that complete PHOT 30 will be able to use proper digital image capture and editing techniques.
  • Students that complete PHOT 30 will be able to employ techniques in fashion, glamour, or executive portraiture for effective lighting of a person.
  • Students that complete PHOT 30 will be able to produce photographs that work within a layout.
  • Students that complete PHOT 30 will be able apply organizational and production skills for large commercial photographic projects.
  • Students that complete PHOT 30 will be able to operate equipment related to commercial photography,
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.)
Broadcast Law and Business Practices R-TV 15
  • Students will be able to state the requirements for joining the various broadcast unions.
  • Students will be able to explain various elements of a standard broadcasting industry contract.
  • Analyze and evaluate entertainment industry contracts.
  • Contrast and compare union contracts with non-union contracts.
  • Evaluate the role of unions in the entertainment industry.
  • Outline the process to apply for and protect copyrights and trademarks for intellectual properties.
  • Interpret the First Amendment as it applies to electronic media.
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.
Demo-Reel ANIM 148
  • Outcome/Objective Students will be able to identify an area of focus within the 3D animation field.
  • Outcome/Objective Students will create a demo-reel of appropriate artwork based on the research produced in the class.
  • Identify area of focus within animation fields based on interest, skill and strength.
  • Apply principles of composition and animation in objective and subjective analysis of work appropriate for demo reel.
  • Evaluate how animation and images work together in a demo reel as a strategic tool for entering animation fields.
  • Identify and solve demo reel problems by applying animation concepts and techniques.
  • Discuss, analyze and evaluate work with appropriate terminology for content, technique and style.
  • Create demo-reel of appropriate art work, cover letter and resume that will assist in entering animation field or baccalaureate institution.
Digital Image Editing for Photographers PHOT 9
  • 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 9 will be able to scan grayscale and color photographs.
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to edit and produce optimum quality final prints.
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to produce images using non-destructive digital editing techniques
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to create digital photo composites.
  • Students that complete PHOT 9 will be able to produce optimum quality digital images using a variety of software tools.
Editing for Film and Television R-TV 22
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • All upper level RTV program students will know how to assess their own skills for potential career paths.
  • Operate professional-standard nonlinear editing computer hardware and software.
  • Edit a narrative-form video using continuity editing techniques and cinematic storytelling principles.
  • Synchronize and edit footage from multiple cameras shooting at the same time.
  • Edit a music video using fluid space and time techniques.
  • Export a Deliverable using Codec software appropriate to the target device.
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).
Introduction to Audio Production for Film and Television R-TV 29
  • Students will be able to separate sound from a 2-minute video clip, re-edit the dialog, music and sound effects of the clip, and recombine it with the video while keeping all dialog and sound effects in sync.
  • Analyze the factors needed to isolate sound effects and original sound clips and merge them into video editing timelines (MO #7).
Media Aesthetics R-TV 14
  • All RTV program students will have an increased awareness of skills required for full-time work in the entertainment industry.
  • Students exiting RTV 14 will be able to analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied in theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
  • Analyze and predict the physiological and psychological effects of visual composition, sound design, music and editing upon audience members.
  • Analyze principles of cinematic storytelling through editing, in narrative and nonlinear forms.
  • Conceive and demonstrate principles of visual composition for moving pictures with original compositions of their own.
  • Assess the development of how aesthetics are used in modern productions as opposed to earlier productions.
  • Analyze and define the differences in how aesthetic principles can be applied between the mediums of theatrical narratives, television narratives, short narratives, music videos, advertising, and related forms.
Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects ARTC 272
  • Manage project timelines, layers, and compositions for efficient animation.
  • Apply software techniques common to the motion graphics field.
  • Create original motion graphics and visual effects that synthesize the principles of animation, design, and cinematography appropriate to the field.
  • Analyze and evaluate motion graphic projects for content, technique, and design through oral and written critique.
  • Produce motion graphics that meet industry creative standards.
Motion Graphics, Compositing and Visual Effects ANIM 172
  • Outcome/ Objective Students will demonstrate the animation principles of 'easing in and out' in motion graphics work.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to create and composite using an alpha channel.
  • Manage project timelines, layers, and compositions for efficient animation.
  • Use software and techniques common to the motion graphics field.
  • Create original motion graphics that synthesize the principles of animation, design, and cinematography appropriate to the field.
  • Analyze and evaluate motion graphic projects for content, technique, and design through oral and written critique.
  • Produce motion graphics demonstrating the use of logic and creativity per industry standards.
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.
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.
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
Video for Photographers PHOT 26
  • 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 26 will be able to use DSLR cameras, preproduction, production and post-production skills to create short commercial videos.
  • Students that complete PHOT 26 will be able to apply continuous lighting techniques to create product advertising videos.
  • Students that complete PHOT 26 will be able to use editing software to create commercial videos with title sequences and sound.
  • Students that complete PHOT 26 will be able to apply use of still images, frame rates and editing software to create stop-motion video.
  • Students that complete PHOT 26 will be able use DSLR cameras, lenses, and movement to produce videos that communicate a concept.