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Visual Arts & Media Studies Division
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Also see Art section in this booklet.
Photojournalists: Also see Journalism section in this booklet.
There are five recommended core courses for Art majors, open to all students. These are ART 1A or ART 1B, ART 11A, ART 31A, ART 32A, PHOTO 21.


PHOTO 21 ELEMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Corequisite(s): None.
Basic principles of black and white photography as an expressive medium: cameras, composition, exposure meters, film, film development, wet lab darkroom printing, and introduction to photographic genres. Genres covered will include conceptual, documentary, fashion, landscape, photojournalism, portrait, staged, still life, and street photography. Total of 36 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.
TBA (To Be Arranged) hours will be explained during the first meeting of the class.

   #1772  8:00am- 9:20am MW      LecLab  E202   WILLHIDE M  
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       &  9:20am-11:20am MW              E105   WILLHIDE M  
       &                 TBA             E105   WILLHIDE M  
       &                 TBA             E105   PROCOPI N   
   #1773  8:40am-11:00am F       LecLab  E202   TAKEUCHI M  
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       & 11:30am- 3:50pm F               E105   TAKEUCHI M  
       &                 TBA             E105   TAKEUCHI M  
       &                 TBA             E105   PROCOPI N   
   #1182 10:40am-   Noon MW      LecLab  E202   HERNANDEZ EM
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       &    Noon- 2:00pm MW              E105   HERNANDEZ EM
       &                 TBA             E105   HERNANDEZ EM
       &                 TBA             E105   PROCOPI N   
   #0181  1:00pm- 2:20pm MW      LecLab  E202   PERCEY R S  
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       &  2:20pm- 4:20pm MW              E105   PERCEY R S  
       &                 TBA             E105   PERCEY R S  
       &                 TBA             E105   PROCOPI N   
   #2725  1:00pm- 3:00pm TuTh    LecLab  E105   FERMI R     
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       &  3:00pm- 4:20pm TuTh            E202   FERMI R     
       &                 TBA             E105   PROCOPI N   
   #1771  3:20pm- 5:20pm TuTh    LecLab  E105   OHLWEILER L 
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       &  5:20pm- 6:40pm TuTh            E202   OHLWEILER L 
       &                 TBA             E105   OHLWEILER L 
       &                 TBA             E105   PROCOPI N   

PHOTO 23A COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 21.
Color negative and print laboratory work with emphasis on both technical and aesthetic aspects of the color photography medium. Recommended Art 50A-B. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

$30 Course fee to be paid at registration.
TBA (To Be Arranged) hours will be explained during the first meeting of the class.

   #1774  1:00pm- 2:20pm TuTh    LecLab  E202   EMMETT K    
         This section has a course fee of $30.00
       &  2:20pm- 4:20pm TuTh            E114   EMMETT K    
       &                 TBA             E114   EMMETT K    

PHOTO 23B ADVANCED COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 23A.
Advanced color printing laboratory work: direct positive printing procedures, experimental color processes and advanced portfolio preparation and presentation. Total of 36 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

$30 Course fee to be paid at registration.
TBA (To Be Arranged) hours will be explained during the first meeting of the class.

   #1782  8:00am- 9:20am TuTh    LecLab  E202   WILLHIDE M  
         1.1 Hours TBA per week
         This section has a course fee of $30.00
       &  9:20am-11:20am TuTh            E114   WILLHIDE M  
       &                 TBA             E114   WILLHIDE M  

PHOTO 24B EXPERIMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 21.
Design and composition through representational and non-representational forms. Multiple exposure, sandwiching, high key, step printing, Marshalls oils, constructive and modular imagery, b/w and color posterization, cyanotype, blending and photomontage, collaged positives and color key. Total of 36 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 Course fee to be paid at registration.
TBA (To Be Arranged) hours will be explained during the first meeting of the class.

   #1868  8:30am-10:30am TuTh    LecLab  E105   KENYON B    
         1.1 Hours TBA per week
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       & 10:30am-11:50am TuTh            E105   KENYON B    
       &                 TBA             E105   KENYON B    

PHOTO 26A BEGINNING FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Introduction to basic motion picture procedures utilizing VHS video systems. Emphasis on film theory, camera and editing techniques, and script development. Short dramatic and documentary group projects. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.
Students who are interested in cinema studies, see also THART 7A and 7B, ENGL 49, PHOTO 26BC.


   #1786  8:40am-   Noon MW      LecLab  E103   JANG L      
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
   #1787  1:00pm- 4:20pm MW      LecLab  E103   JANG L      
         This section has a course fee of $20.00

PHOTO 26B INTERMEDIATE FILMMAKING--ELECTRONIC 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 26A.
Intermediate motion picture production. Editing of picture and sound utilizing adjustable iris camcorders. Individual and group projects selected from the following: commercials, experimental, documentary and dramatic film forms. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC. Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.
Students who are interested in cinema studies, see also THART 7A and 7B, ENGL 49, PHOTO 26C.


#1877  6:30pm- 9:50pm MW      LecLab  E103   BOCH A C    
      This section has a course fee of $20.00
No. 1877: A required course for Photo-Cinema Production/ Filmaking Certificate.


PHOTO 26C ADVANCED FILMMAKING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 26B.
Advanced video or 16mm group motion picture production. Concentration on the roles of director of photography, camera operator, unit production manager, sound crew and editor in the production of short films. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.
Students who are interested in cinema studies, see also THART 7A AND 7B, ENGL 49.


#1789  6:30pm- 9:50pm TuTh    LecLab  E103   SOTO P      
      This section has a course fee of $20.00
No. 1789: A required course for Photo-Cinema Production/ Filmaking Certificate.


PHOTO 27 CINEMATOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): None.
Corequisite(s): None.
Recommended Preparation: None.
Introduction to the fundamental technical and aesthetic principles of motion picture photography. Practical training in the use of motion picture cameras. Introduction to image control through exposure, lighting, and selection of film, camera, lens, and filters. Examination of the cinematographer as a visual storyteller to develop a broader understanding of the balance between artist and technician. Examination of the different crew positions and processes of the camera crew. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.
#1769  1:00pm- 4:20pm TuTh    LecLab  E103   JANG L      
      This section has a course fee of $20.00
No. 1769: A required course for Photo-Cinema- Cinematography Certificate.


PHOTO 30 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL IMAGE EDITING 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 21 or one of the following: Art 31A, Art 40, Art 50B, Art 56, GRCOM 30, GRCOM 35, GRCOM 220, GRCOM 245A or placement based on the Photography assessment process.
Recommended Preparation: Photo 23A and either 24A or 24B.
Introduction to artistic image editing using industry standard digital image editing software for photographers, illustrators and graphic designers. Techniques to scan, edit, retouch, paint, mask, manipulate, and output digital imagery. Recommended enrollment in Art 110D. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.

   #0856  8:40am-   Noon F       LecLab  R420   PERCEY R S  
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       & 12:30pm- 3:50pm F               R420   PERCEY R S  
   #0065 11:30am- 2:50pm MW      LecLab  R421   WILLHIDE M  
         This section has a course fee of $20.00

PHOTO 31 BEGINNING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 21 or placement based on the Photography assessment process.
Recommended Preparation: Enrollment in Art 110D.
Introduction to photography using a hand held digital camera. Develop concepts and skills in digital exposure, control of light, image editing and management, as well as output for print and screen. Emphasis on the aesthetic and conceptual issues of digital photography. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.

   #2071  8:40am-   Noon F       LecLab  R421   FERMI R     
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
       & 12:30pm- 3:50pm F               R421   FERMI R     
   #2873  3:00pm- 6:20pm MW      LecLab  R421   FERMI R     
         This section has a course fee of $20.00
   #0064  6:30pm- 9:50pm MW      LecLab  R421   PERCEY R S  
         This section has a course fee of $20.00

PHOTO 40 FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 31 or placement based on the art assessment process.
Commercially oriented course with assignments covering fashion and fashion specific product photography in the studio and on location to produce a photograph that sells an idea, product, or service. Fundamentals of studio photography including strobes, electronic metering, digital SLR and lighting for fashion. Business practices in commercial and editorial photography will be discussed. Students are expected to become visually and technically competent with artificial light sources in the studio. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 90 hours laboratory. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit under review. Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.

   #2742  6:00pm- 9:20pm MW      LecLab  E105   GHIOLDI E   
         This section has a course fee of $20.00

PHOTO 126 DIGITAL FILM NARRATIVE 3 Units

Prerequisite(s): Photo 26A.
Practical and aesthetic construction of motion pictures using the principles and techniques of computer based non-linear editing for film, video, and multimedia. Recommended enrollment in Art 110D. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory. Grading: Letter Grade Only

$20 course fee to be paid at registration.
#0286  6:30pm- 9:50pm MW      LecLab  R420   PEARL  R    
      This section has a course fee of $20.00
No. 0286: Prerequisites may be waived for practical experience or portfolio assessment by Instructor. This course emphasizes storytelling structure, clarity and aesthetic form in filmmaking using Apple's Final Cut Pro 7 software.
A required course for Photo-Cinema Production/Filmmaking Certificate.


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