Photography (PGY)

PGY1801C  PHOTOSHOP DESIGN  (3.00 Credits)

This is a graphic design course formulated to develop skills in digital imaging. Students will learn through the use of the computer how to create, edit and manipulate digital images from scanned photographs and artwork. Students will utilize retouching technique to modify, enhance and reshape images, apply special effects, adjust color balance, manage files, and prepare their work for print output and web/electronic presentation. The class is portfolio driven, training students to follow a business process for analyzing client needs, conducting research and developing a concept for production within a budget.

Total Contact Hrs: 72.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 40.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $33.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: ART1300C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: ART1300C (minimum grade: C)
PGY1802C  DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY  (3.00 Credits)

This is a Graphic Design course formulated to develop skills with a digital camera. Students will learn through the use of a digital camera how to take photographs for use in the designs they create for print, web and multimedia. Students will learn to properly expose, compose, and use effective lighting in the making of photographs. The use of natural and artificial lighting will be used in portraiture, product and outdoor photography.

Total Contact Hrs: 72.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 40.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $33.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: PGY1801C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: PGY1801C (minimum grade: C)
PGY2401C  PHOTOGRAPHY I  (3.00 Credits)

Basic procedures of black and white still camera work, developing, and printing. There will be an emphasis on intensifying visual perception and analysis of photographs as an Art form. (Students will supply 35mm camera, film, and paper).

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 96.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $13.00
PGY2404C  PHOTOGRAPHY II  (3.00 Credits)

This course is designed for the exploration of more advanced printing and shooting techniques. The students will be required to understand and apply techniques in medium format cameras, large format cameras and advance studio lighting in order to achieve a cohesive body of work (the use of 35mm is also included).

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lab Hrs: 96.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $4.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: PGY2401C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: PGY2401C (minimum grade: C)
PGY2800C  FINE ARTS DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY  (3.00 Credits)

This course has been designed for Visual Arts students, it will provide them with the necessary tools to understand the conceptual, visual, historical, and cognitive arguments needed to create a cohesive personal body of work. The students will learn Fine Arts Digital Photography through the use of digital cameras, film scanners and photo editing software. It will be a hands-on learning experience. Critiques will be the forum where students present their ideas and discuss/ verbalize concepts dealing with content and form. Critiques are mandatory and will be a group experience.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 64.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $4.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: PGY2401C (minimum grade: C)
Complete all the courses in the following option:
  • Prerequisite: PGY2401C (minimum grade: C)
PGY2905C  INDEPENDENT STUDY: PHOTOGRAPHY  (3.00 Credits)

A directed, independent study course available to both majors and non-majors who wish to investigate a particular problem. During this course students will be asked to produce a cohesive body of work, technically and conceptually resolved.

Total Contact Hrs: 96.00
Lecture Hrs: 32.00
Lab Hrs: 64.00
Fees: LABORATORY FEE $4.00
Complete all the courses in the following option:
Complete all the courses in the following option: