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Photography I
PHOTOGRAPHY I
CLASS CODE: ART 160 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $40
DIVISION: PERFORMING AND VISUAL ARTS
DEPARTMENT: ART
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Arts requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Students, through classroom discussion and practical experience in the lab, gain a foundation for black-and-white photography.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: This course will involve lectures on principles of photography, as well as practical experience in the lab developing film and making black and white prints.

Topics include camera operation, darkroom experience, history of photography, and a critical examination of student photographs.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -- Gain a working understanding of technical aspects of photography: camera operation, darkroom skills, digital skills, and presentation.
-- Produce technically sound, well-presented, and aesthetically pleasing photographs.
-- Gain an academic knowledge of basic principles of photography: camera operation, darkroom and digital procedures, aesthetics, and a fundamental history of photography.
REQUIREMENTS: Two periods a week will be spent in lecture and three are spent in lab. Four hours a week outside of class should be spent working on assignments. Grades will be based on quizzes, weekly assignments, and a final portfolio.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER: A 35mm SLR camera is used for this course. Limited supply for rent. Photo majors should have own camera.
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001