Summer 2010 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

McGurren Diane
Discipline and Number
ARTS 3371 Section 5U1
W Time 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Course Title
Photography: Black/White

Description of Course:

This course combines an investigation of the process of black and white photography with a study of serial imagery. Operation of the camera involves an awareness of its mechanical limitations in order to facilitate the recording of light and fosters an understanding of optics. Students will learn camera operation for proper film exposure and darkroom techniques for film development and print enlargement. Assigned reading and class discussion will address contemporary issues in art and photography.

Required Texts:

Technical Handbook: provided by instructor, available online.
Other textbooks to be announced.
Each student must provide their own automatic (with manual override) or manual 35mm camera. Costs for the course will vary depending upon the scope of individual student projects. Supplies estimate: $200.00

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

Prerequisite: Prior completion of a 2000 level studio arts course is required.(ARTS 1301 does not satisfy this requirement.)
Course requirements to be announced.

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