Course Descriptions

PHO 101 - Photography for Non-Majors I

3 Credits

A course which may be used by students wishing to employ photography for personal expression as well as those wishing to use the course work to supplement or enter a career education. Students acquire skills in the use of photographic equipment and processes through a series of assignments including such subjects as stop-action, available light, flash and portrait lighting, developing negatives and producing finished enlargements. All equipment necessary to complete the projects is made available to the students, who may also use the course work to achieve better results from any equipment they may own. Two class hours, two laboratory hours. This course fulfills the MCC requirements for a humanities elective. (SUNY-A)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the basic functions of a 35 mm camera.
2. Create properly exposed images using camera controls.
3. Utilize current digital tools in the field of photography.
4. Create photographic prints exhibiting correct density and contrast.
5. Critique a photographic image which could include exposure, composition or content.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2018
Summer Session 2018