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New Photography Classes for Spring 2013

photographer_1.jpgCheck out our listing of new photography courses on the Central Campus! Plus, new this semester, we will offer photography courses at our North Campus in Coppell and our South Campus in South Irving.

No camera? No problem!
Cameras are available for loan. Our photography lab is located on the Central Campus.
Photography Lab hours of operation:
 • MTWR 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
 • F 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
 • Sat. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

New Classes at Central Campus

Social Issues in Photography and Journalism
This course focuses on current issues that affect us as a culture and a society. Students will learn the basics of working with a digital camera in COMM 1316 and the fundamentals of news gathering in COMM 2311. Students are able to respond to pressing social issues through the creation of photographs and written text.
 
COMM 2311 and COMM 1316 are separate classes that are related thematically and the assignments will overlap. These two classes MUST be taken together. (Satisfies credit for CORE TIER 1 - Wellness and the Human Experience.)

COMM 1316 73021 TR 11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m. must be taken with
COMM 2311 73021 TR 9:30-10:25 a.m.
 
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1000 75403 must be taken with
COMG 1091 75401

Digital Media Foundations
This is an introduction to the Apple interface and Adobe software, reinforcing skills necessary for digital graphics, photography and video. In addition to software, we will discuss hardware components such as cameras, printers and storage devices through a series of photographic and art-based assignments. This Flex Term class starts on February 11, 2013 and ends the week of May 10. This is a Concurrent Class CE/Credit.
 
COMM 2326 73201 M 9:30-10:50 a.m. (crosslisted with ARTC-1391-73201)
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1091 75402
 
Environmental Portraiture
Mandatory prerequisite: COMM 1317/PHTC 2049.
In this class students will explore the relationship between a portrait subject and its environment. What does the environment say and how is it best suited to represent your subject? Basic portrait techniques in both studio and location settings are discussed. The conceptual side of portraiture stressed. Each student is required to be an active participant in assignments and critiques. No class on March 21.
 
COMM 2325 73702 R 7:15-9:05 p.m.
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1091 75401

New Offerings at North and South Campus

Photo 1 Digital
This class introduces students to basic photographic principles and the use of Adobe Photoshop, through a series of engaging hands-on assignments. Please note that the lab is located at the main campus and the lectures are held at the South Campus. This is a CORE Tier 1 Concurrent CE/Credit Class, and counts for "Wellness and the Human Experience" credit.

South Campus
ARTS 2356 73081 MW 12:45-2:05 p.m. (crosslisted with COMM-1316 73081)
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1000.75403

COMM 131673781 M 7:15-9:05 p.m. (crosslisted with ARTS-2356 73081)
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1000 75405
 
North Campus
ARTS 2356 73056 MW 12:45-2:05 p.m.  (crosslisted with COMM-1316 73056)
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1000 75402

COMM 1316 73756 M 7:15-9:05 p.m.  (Crosslisted with ARTS 2356 73756)
May be taken for non-credit through Continuing Education:
PHTC 1000 75404