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Advanced Photography

This advanced photography course is for students who want to fine-tune their traditional and digital photography skills. Emphasis will be on furthering explorations in the study of personal expression and development of creative style. Large and medium camera formats will be introduced. Lectures on the history of photography and zone system will be essential to student development. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Intermediate Photography

This course will refine techniques, analysis, and production of photographs using both traditional darkroom and digital technology. The student will be challenged to investigate and explore his or her own creative direction. Students are expected to complete this coursed with technical proficiency and to have a fuller understanding of photography’s critical context in contemporary art. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Introduction to Photography

This course will instruct the student in fundamental concepts and techniques of photography, including aesthetics and technical aspects as a basis for creating a photographic image. The student will learn to use the 35 mm camera, process film, composition, print finishing, and basic printing. Instruction on traditional printing practice and digital technologies will be included. The student will be challenged to investigate photographic medium and consider its application to the making of art. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Photography Basics

This is an introduction to the basics of photography. The student will learn basic camera operation, black and white film processing, darkroom printing, print matting, and basics of compositional design.[32-32-64] Lab Fee

Landscape Photography

Learn the fundamentals of landscape photography through a photographic experience built around an extended field trip. Lectures deal with concepts, tools and techniques of landscape photography. Students will produce a professional portfolio of landscape prints for review and gallery exhibition. This class may be combined with another interdisciplinary course. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Digital Color Photography

This course is designed for non-photography majors and is intended to develop an understanding of technical and aesthetic foundation in color photography through the latest digital technology. Students will explore basic color photography with the use of film and digital photographic equipment: image scanning, color digital printing, digital camera, and Adobe Photoshop. [16-48-64] Lab Fee

Introduction to Photography

This course is designed for non-photography majors and will instruct the student in fundamental concepts and techniques of photography, including aesthetics and technical aspects as a basis for creating a photographic image. The student will learn to use the 35 mm camera, process film, composition, print finishing, and basic printing. Instruction on traditional printing practice and digital technologies will be included. The student will be challenged to investigate photographic medium and consider its application to the making of art. [16-48-64] Lab Fee

4-D Studio Art Seminar 2

With basic understandings of visual literacy, this advanced studio art course will further refine and establish personal voice in art through independent and/or group studio projects (such as time-based art, sound art, film/video art, multimedia art, and research assignments). Students will meet with the instructor as a group and individually. The course will be topically responsive to current issues and to the particular interests of individual students. Students will explore advanced techniques relevant to each personal assignment. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Art Seminar 1

This studio art course will help students find personal voice through independent projects and research assignments. The course will be topically responsive to current issues and to the interests of students who will explore techniques relevant to individual assignments, different types of image-making processes, and their potential for meaning. Students will progress through further work in specific areas of studio arts. [48-48-96] Lab Fee

Art History

Historical survey of art from the Renaissance to the present day. Humanities credit.