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PHTC  1300  Digital Photography II

An introduction to computer and software instruction for imaging. Includes color, gray scale, image conversion, presentation, and ethics. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348. 3 credit hours. (W)

                                                            

PHTC  1311  Fundamentals of Photography/Digital

An introduction to camera operation and image production, composition, correct exposure and proper lighting. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  1341  Color Photography I

Examination of color theory as it applies to photography. Emphasis on color concepts and the intricacies of seeing and photographing in color. Lab required. Prerequisites: PHTC 1300 or ARTS 2349. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  1343  Expressive Photography

A study of formal, professional, and individual uses of photography by applying photographic technology to personalized needs.  Emphasis on creative visual thinking and problem solving and the exploration of personal vision.  Lab required. 3 credit hours.  (W)

 

PHTC  1345  Illustrative Photography I

Instruction in the technical aspects involved in commercial photography. Topics include lighting equipment, techniques of production photography, reproduction principles, illustrative techniques, and advertising.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: PHTC 1353.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

PHTC  1347  Landscape Photography

Skill development in the inspection of the landscape visually and photographically utilizing various camera formats.  Topics include exploration of historic, geographical, and cultural locations, and review of landscape photographers.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or PHTC 1311.  3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  1351  Photojournalism I

Presentation of photographic techniques used by photojournalists in newspapers, magazines, trade publications and digital media to include news, feature, sports, editorial portraits, and photo essays.  Includes a study of layout design and the freelance market.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or PHTC 1311.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

PHTC  1353  Portraiture I

Skill development in the photographic principles of portrait lighting, posing, and subject rapport.  This is a foundation course in photographic portraiture. Assignments are designed to provide both aesthetic challenges as well as comprehensive studio technique.  All students must participate in class demos and stick close to prescribed procedures on assignments in order to maintain studio privileges.  There will be a mixture of color and black and white materials used, with accent on studio time rather than darkroom or computer time.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or PHTC 1311.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

PHTC  1371  Book, Design, and Presentation

Structure and creation of promotional material and one-of-a-kind material, with emphasis on composition and design elements. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  2331  Architectural Photography

Study of the equipment, processes, and procedures necessary for the photography of building exteriors and interiors, dusk/night and night architectural landscapes, and construction progress.  Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348 or ARTS 2356 or PHTC 1311.  3 credit hours.   (W)

 

PHTC  2340  Photographic Studio Management

In-depth study of photography business management, pricing, market analysis, promotion, networking, job acquisition, and photographic equipment analysis. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  2342  Fashion Photography

Skill development in fashion photography in terms of trends and techniques included in studio and location work.  Emphasizes model direction and lighting control.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: PHTC 1353.  3 credit hours.  (W)

 

PHTC  2343  Portfolio Development

A culmination experience for the evaluation of the student's photographic competencies. Includes association with a professional photographic organization, completion of portfolio, professional self-presentation, comprehensive exam, and seminars in areas of photographic interest. Prerequisite:  Consent of Associate Dean. Lab required. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  2349  Digital Photography III

Advanced concepts in the use of the computer and software for photographic manipulation and output. Lab required. Prerequisites: PHTC 1300 or ARTS 2349. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  2353  Portraiture II

Advanced concepts in the study of principles of effective portraiture with specific emphasis on unique presentation and environmental and location studies.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: PHTC 1353. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  2371  Video Production for Photographers

This is a foundation course in professional video production for photographers, including video capture, editing, sound recording, color grading, and delivery. Lab required. Prerequisite: ARTS 2348. 3 credit hours. (W)

 

PHTC  2380  Cooperative Education - Commercial Photography

Career-related activities encountered in the student's area of specialization offered through an individualized agreement among the college, employer, and student. Under the supervision of the college and the employer, the student combines classroom learning with work experience. Includes a lecture component. Prerequisite: Consent of Associate Dean. 3 credit hours. (W)

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