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Sinclair College

2022 - 2023 Catalog Year
Photographic Technology (Full-time)

Degree: Short-term Technical Certificate
Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences

This Sample Program Pathway is designed to provide an example of course selections in a term by term sequence. Please see an Academic Advisor for a plan specific to your academic needs.

Fall Semester (First Year)
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Description: An introduction to the art and technique of black and white photography. Photographic shooting, processing and printing are stressed. Students to supply their own adjustable camera, (35mm or 120) film and print paper. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: ART 1161 is the prerequisite for all Photography courses. Day in fall (even years), spring, and summer. Night in fall (odd years) and spring.

Description: A university-parallel course in chemistry for the nonscience major. Atomic theory, periodic law, chemical bonds, chemical reactions, states of matter, solutions, acids and bases and the impact of chemistry upon the world and the environment. Three classroom, two lab hours per week. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: In-person Fall only Online every term

Prerequisites: MAT 0100 and MAT 0100 or MAT 0600 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1110 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1130 or MAT 1445 or MAT 1445

Corequisites: CHE 1351 CHE 1351

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Lab for CHE 1311.

Corequisites: CHE 1311

Description: The course will explore various applications of mathematics in the social, finance, health and environmental fields with emphasis on developing informational, technological, logical, and visual reasoning skills. Topics from numeracy, probability and statistics, finance, mathematical modeling with linear, statistical, and exponential functions, and other areas of mathematics will be covered. Note: Students who have not completed the required pre-requisite courses listed, but have successfully completed MAT 0100 with a grade of "C" or better, can register for MAT 1445 together with the co-requisite course MAT 0445, Quantitative Reasoning Booster. Traditional testing (proctored or in Testing Center) is used in all online sections.

Notes: MAT1110 or MAT1130 or MAT1445

Prerequisites: MAT 0200 and MAT 0200 and Other (With a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test) and Other (With a grade of C or better or satisfactory score on math placement test)

 

Term hours subtotal:

10

Spring Semester (First Year)
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Description: Mechanics and aesthetics of photography in a studio environment covering a range of subjects and emphasizing lighting techniques and equipment as well as use of all camera formats and digital media. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Spring only evening.

Prerequisites: ART 1161

Description: Historical survey of photography as an art form from its beginnings in the 1830's until the present day; developments in photographic processes, artistic trends, and study of major photographic artists.

Notes: Online every term

 

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6

Fall Semester (Second Year)
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Notes: Fall only-evening

Notes: Fall only-evening

Description: Intermediate course in black and white photography. Further introduction and application of the tools/techniques of photographic art with emphasis on artistic portfolio development. Students shoot a minimum of 15 rolls of film to satisfy the portfolio project. Film and correct contact sheets must be included in the working portfolio. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Fall only. Day in odd years and night in even years.

Prerequisites: ART 1161

 

Term hours subtotal:

9

Spring Semester (Second Year)
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An introduction to the technique of digital color photography, printing techniques, the presentation of digital prints and various camera and computer techniques will be employed to enhance the print. Student will supply own digital Single-lens Reflex (SLR) camera and pigment-based photographic printer. Six studio hours per week.

Notes: Fall day and evening, spring day and evening, and summer day.

Prerequisites: ART 1161 and Other (ART 1175 (if ART major) OR VIS 1140 (if VIS major))

Description: One-on-one instruction regarding the student's final graduating photography portfolio. Instructor will meet with the student during final term of study to help the student compose his or her final graduating portfolio. Student may repeat course up to three times to achieve a passing grade. Failure to satisfactorily complete this course will make the student ineligible for the Photographic Technology Short-Term Certificate.

Notes: Restricted to Photography majors. Course should be completed during final term of study. You must obtain a signature from the ART department.

Prerequisites: Restricted to Majors and Other (The student must complete 28 semester hours of coursework prior to enrolling in ART 2294. Course should be completed during the final terms of study.)

 

Term hours subtotal:

4

This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances. View current catalog.